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Things I Love About The Movies: "Nobody ever lies about being lonely."

Fred Zinnemann’s From Here to Eternity is my ultimate favorite film. I first encountered the 1953 film because I had wanted to check out Frank Sinatra’s Oscar-winning performance. 284 more words

Things I Love About The Movies

What's a Bruce Dern?

That was a question posed to me a few years back by number 1 son Ethan when he was about 8 years old. The reason for the question was my telling him we were going to watch The Cowboys and John Wayne was going to face off against Bruce Dern. 547 more words

Featured Actor

Sinatra Centennial: From Here to Eternity

Frank Sinatra, who was one of the most acclaimed crooner of music history, would have been 100 on December 12, 2015. The man wasn’t only a great singer, but also a swell actor. 1,441 more words


I Confess (Hitchcock, 1953)

Torn between conscience and duty, what is Fr. Michael Logan (Montgomery Clift) to do when the shadow of suspicion falls on him rather than the man who confessed to murder in his confessional? 533 more words


A Place in the Sun: Two Women, One Dream

A Place in the Sun (1951) directed by George Stevens and based on the book An American Tragedy, tells the story of outsider George Eastman. 624 more words

Reviews & Analysis

A River Runs Over It

Elia Kazan’s WILD RIVER  (1960)begins with a snippet of documentary so shockingly raw — a man describing how he lost all his children in a flood of the Tennessee River — that it seems indecent to tie it to a fictional drama, no matter how much time has passed between the original event and the movie’s date of production (certainly more than twenty years). 482 more words