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R. I. P. Brandon deWilde

When I was very young, just old enough to take a date to the drive-in theater, I fell deeply in love with a fascinating and brilliant young woman. 137 more words


Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? - "This is what makes cinema endlessly fascinating..."

At one point in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Sidney Poitier, the African-American husband-to-be, tells Spencer Tracy, the father-of-the-bride, how their potential children may become Presidents of the United States. 548 more words

Film Review

The Defiant Ones

Released:  1958

Cast:  Tony Curtis, Sidney Poitier, Theodore Bikel, Cara Williams, Charles McGraw, Lon Chaney, Jr., Kevin Coughlin

Oscar Wins:  Best Writing, Original Screenplay (Nedrick Young, Harold Jacob Smith), Best Cinematography, Black-and-White (Sam Leavitt) 522 more words

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die

Fast Forward; Review by Robin Franson Pruter

Originally released 15 February 1985
Screenplay by Richard Wesley; Story by Timothy March
Directed by Sidney Poitier

Starring John Scott Clough, Don Franklin, and Irene Worth… 907 more words

Teen Movies

A Different Kind Of Western: Buck And The Preacher

“Buck And The Preacher” is a Western I remember seeing on TV a couple of times in the 1970s when I was a kid and I really enjoyed it but I wasn’t aware at the time how unique it was. 99 more words


Throwback Trailer: They Call Me MISTER Tibbs! (1970)

In this sequel to “In The Heat of the Night,” Detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) must solve the murder of a prostitute. The last person witnessed with the victim is Tibbs’ friend, Logan Sharpe (Martin Landau), a preacher and activist. 41 more words

Throwback Trailer