Category Archive: Classic Scene

Classic Scene: The Monster and the Hermit

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The Monster and the hermit Bride of Frankenstein (1935) directed by James Whale The Scene: After fleeing the abuse and intolerance of society, Frankenstein’s creation (Boris Karloff) finds a cabin in the forest… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Kissing Montage

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Classic Scene: Kiss Montage Kiss Montage Cinema Paradiso (1988) Directed by Giuseppe Tornatore The Scene: Returning to Rome after the funereal of his old friend and mentor Alfredo (Philippe Noiret), the wealthy and… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Atticus Passing

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Atticus Passing To Kill a Mockingbird (1962) directed by Robert Mulligan The Scene: With his children watching along with the local African American community segregated to the upper gallery, Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck)… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Mrs. Robinson

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Mrs. Robinson The Graduate Directed by Mike Nichols The Scene: Seeing a way to escape the unrelatable adults his parents have invited to his college graduation party, Benjamin Braddock (Dustin Hoffman) agrees to… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Telephone Call

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“Telephone” The Virgin Suicides (1999) Directed by Sofia Coppola The Scene: After spending the entire movie enamored with the beautiful yet enigmatic Lisbon sisters (Kirsten Dunst, AJ Cook, Leslie Hayman, Chelse Swain) across… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Hitchhiking

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Hitchhiking It Happened One Night (1934) Directed by Frank Capra The Scene: After walking down the road proves tiring, runaway heiress Ellie (Claudette Colbert) and smooth-talking reporter Peter (Clark Gable) decide to switch… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Jason in Crystal Lake

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Jason in Crystal Lake Friday the 13th (1980) directed by Sean S. Cunningham The Scene: The final girl of the original Friday the 13th, Alice (Adrienne King) can now breathe easy as she… Continue reading

Classic Scene: The Wheelchair Scene

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The Wheelchair Scene Kiss of Death (1947) Directed by Henry Hathaway The Scene: Notorious hitman Tommy Udo (Richard Widmark) calmly enters the apartment of a wheelchair bound old woman. The sociopathic killer is… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Clarice Meets Hannibal

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Clarice meets Hannibal The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Directed by Jonathan Demme The Scene: After a few kind words and reassurance from the orderly Barney, young FBI agent Clarice Starling descends into… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Nobody’s Perfect

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“Well, nobody’s perfect” Some Like it Hot (1959) Directed by Billy Wilder The Scene: Joe and Jerry (Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon) may have thought they escaped the wrath of mob boss Spats… Continue reading