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'The Misfits' at the BFI

The Misfits (1961) was reissued in the UK and Ireland in June, and also headlined a major retrospective, ‘Marilyn’, at the British Film Institute on London’s Southbank. 766 more words

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Montgomery Clift and the LGBT Connection

In light of the recent Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, it comes to mind that many younger people have no idea who Montgomery Clift was. 378 more words

The Misfits - "Thoroughly engaging because it often hints at a deeper truth..."

Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift and Clark Gable seem to exist in an era, whereby Hollywood is all glitz and glamour. Studio stars dress impeccably and look perfect. 674 more words

Film Review

Even A RubbIsh Film Is Better Than Real Life

Old Hollywood, a world once lost to, one never really returns from or if they do they are deeply disappointed by the mismatch between the impossible promise of the movie screen and “Real life” (whatever that is). 199 more words

Red River

I usually don’t care for Westerns, but Red River (1948) with John Wayne is a new exception. In Red River, Wayne goes against type and plays a character who’s hard to like. 243 more words


Review: The Misfits

Title:                        The Misfits

Certificate:              PG

Director:                  John Huston

Major Players:        Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Montgomery Clift

Out Of Five:            Four

When a film is so steeped in movie history, separating it from all those stories is a big ask. 705 more words

Film Review

Watching With Warner: THE SEARCH (1948)

Out of the stuff of one of the saddest and most arresting human dramas of our times—that is the fate of the children of Europe whose homes were wrecked and whose lives were damaged by the war—Lazar Wechsler, a Swiss film producer, has made a picture which may prudently be said to be as fine, as moving, and as challenging as any the contemporary screen provides.

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Watching With Warner