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A Lit Major at the Movies: Rebecca (1940)

Spoilers ahead!

Who doesn’t love a bit of Hitchcock now and again? Although the director is probably best-known for iconic films such as Psycho and… 1,148 more words

20th Century

Noir Movie Fan_ Letter From an Unknown Woman

For some reason (unknown, yet) I remembered this melancholic, heartbreaking movie – Letter From an Unknown Woman. I think I’ve seen it in 2013, but it’s so memorable, just like a really classic movie should be. 108 more words


"JANE EYRE" (1943) Review

“JANE EYRE” (1943) Review

Many fans of Charlotte Brontë’s 1847 novel, “Jane Eyre”, are aware that numerous (probably over twenty) television and movie adaptations of it had been made over the past several decades. 1,285 more words


Suspicion (1941)

When it’s on: Saturday, 13 June (12.30 pm)
Channel: BBC2
IMDb Link

Over the years I’ve done an about-turn when it comes to my feelings regarding… 1,379 more words


Olivia de Havilland's Audacious Lawsuit Against Warner Brothers Changed Hollywood's Studio System Forever

Despite being one of the biggest stars of her time, Olivia de Havilland found herself in 1943 pitched in a bitter legal battle with her studio, Warner Brothers, when they arbitrarily added six months to her contract to cover time she had spent on suspension. 400 more words

Film & TV

Beyond A Reasonable Doubt (1956).

A Fritz Lang film about a novelist who is embroiled in a web of flimsy evidence in the murder of a dancer. But it all goes wrong. 193 more words