Tag Archive: classic movies

Retro Review: ‘Baby Face’

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One era of film history which has seen renewed interest from cinephiles recently has been the Pre-Code approximately between 1930-1934. The loose cannon days of the silent era had ended and the studios… 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

Grading the Phantom of the Opera Movies

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In 1909, French novelist Gaston Leroux penned a story about a deformed musician who haunted the Paris Opera House. As he lurked in the shadows, the man known as “the Phantom” becomes obsessed… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Magnificent Obsession’

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How should one react in the occasion their life is saved but it comes at the cost of another life? In fact, many would say the life of a person who was more… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘Woman on the Run’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the mediums most influential periods, the era of the film noir. This movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime… Continue reading

Noirvember Review: ‘The Woman in the Window’

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Every November fans of cinema celebrate one of the mediums most influential periods, the era of the film noir. This movement from the 1940’s through the 1950’s, presented audiences with edgy pulp crime… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’

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When it comes to war being portrayed cinematically we have no shortage of movies which show the glory and heartache of combat. However, what happens when the guns go silent and the men… 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

Classic Films Everyone Expected to Fail

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It’s easy to forget that the all-time classic best movies of the last one hundred years didn’t arrive fully formed on our screens. Most went through a disastrous production, earned the ire of… Continue reading