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The Joy of "Music in my Heart"

We have to admit that, despite the fact that we admire movie masterpieces that are visually stunning and that make our neurones work hard, we can’t say no to some “easy watching” films, those films we just watch for our own enjoyment, those “Friday night” films we can watch we’re tired and don’t want to focus on some too complicated plot. 1,260 more words

Only Angels Have Wings - "Is Only Angels Have Wings the Top Gun of the Golden Age?"

Is Only Angels Have Wings the Top Gun of the Golden Age? Both Top Gun and Only Angels Have Wings were nominated for Special Effects at the Academy Awards but are separated by almost 40 years. 542 more words

Film Review

Captain Carey U.S.A. (1950)

“This cloak and dagger racket’s rough.”

A foreboding line when O.S.S. agent Alan Ladd and his partner are ambushed on a small island villa where they have been stationed for six months. 731 more words

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“No one can be Gilda 24 hours a day”

– Rita Hayworth


Gilda (1946)

I might have to re-watch Gilda, because when I watched it last week I was so busy trying to figure it out that I didn’t give myself any space to enjoy it. 1,458 more words


Gilda: The Lady In Black

And there may never be again.

Gilda is a curio. It’s a curio in so many ways, because it doesn’t seem to resemble any of the prototypes we’ve come to know about film noir, even though it is acclaimed that it served as the prototype for that entire genre. 992 more words

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