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Watching 1939: The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.  1,061 more words


Movie Review - "Captain Blood" (1935)

Whether you know it or not, most of the lore and well-accepted facts about pirates in film came from Michael Curtiz’s “Captain Blood.” The film is also responsible for launching the career of Errol Flynn, one of the first leading men in Hollywood that was often suave and heroic, but always charismatic, something we see a lot of in todays movies, especially from actors like Robert Downey Jr. 496 more words


Lady in a Cage (1964)-Reviewed by Anita *****

Director Walter Grauman has created one of the most disturbing films I’ve ever seen.  Lady in a Cage is horrific.  And I loved every minute of this brilliant drama/thriller.  837 more words


The Dark Mirror (1946)

“Twins! One who loves…and one who love to kill!”

That’s the dramatic tagline that advertised The Dark Mirror (1946), a psychological thriller about twin sisters. It’s one in a series of movies made in the 1940s and 1950s that focused on the growing field of psychology/psychiatry. 3,054 more words


Decision in Olivia de Havilland vs. FX

This afternoon, a decision came in for the case of Olivia de Havilland vs. FX, which I have been following closely here. The appeals court has decided to “reverse and remand” the case to lower court, overturning the decision of lower court judge Holly Kendig and giving the case to… 679 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler

Olivia de Havilland's 'Feud' Suit Tossed by Appeals Court

A three-judge panel has tossed out the defamation suit brought by actress Olivia de Havilland, in a ruling that affirms the right of filmmakers to embellish the historical record. 785 more words


Olivia de Havilland vs. FX: On Opinions, Arguments, and Accuracy

In the aftermath of the Olivia de Havilland oral arguments yesterday, I have seen many reports about what happened during the hearing, and opinions about the case from varied sources. 950 more words

Lara Gabrielle Fowler