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Red River (1948)

Directed by Howard Hawks
Written by Borden Chase and Charles Schnee

This 300+ film marathon has two motives. One was a way to get to all the Western classics I had missed for all these years, while the other was to explore the genre at a deep, deep level, covering more than just the classics.  800 more words


26th Academy Awards (1953) - Part II

(Part I.) 

1953 finished very, very strong, with two of my favorite directors delivering films that are rightly considered among the best of their age, and possibly of all time. 2,313 more words


Suddenly, Last Summer

The quite wonderful Crystal asked me to take part in a blogathon that paid tribute to the iconic Elizabeth Taylor. I jumped at the chance to do so and will review Suddenly, Last Summer. 1,050 more words

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Tainted Love: A Place in the Sun (1951)

It’s the sort of scene that shows up in a lot of movies, particularly from classic Hollywood: Two people who have spent precious little time together — in fact, this seems to be their first real date after meeting at a party — declare their love for each other. 1,019 more words


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The Town – Ben Affleck’s debut as Director. Good thriller with sharp dialogue. [note that there is a short and a long version of this film… 60 more words


Red River

Howard Hawks in the director’s chair on location for Red River (1948) with Montgomery Clift and John Wayne.

Howard Hawks

Red River

Howard Hawks demonstrates for John Wayne and Montgomery what he wants in a scene from Red River (1948).

Howard Hawks