Tag Archive: classic

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

Retro Review: ‘A Matter of Life and Death’

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What say do we have over our ultimate fate? Famed British filmmakers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger debated this philosophical idea in 1946 in a film starring David Niven and Kim Hunter called… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Beauty and The Beast’

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For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 30s blogger), my son Josh (stoic 10 year old Nintendo obsessive) and my daughter Amelia (drama llama 7… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Puttin’ on the Ritz

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Puttin’ on the Ritz Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks The Scene: Doctor Frederick Frankenstein (Gene Wilder) has finally embraced his family business and created a being from the body parts of… Continue reading

Classic Scene: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

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“Singin’ in the Rain” Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen The Scene: Feeling particularly elated, Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) strolls down the street after a good evening… Continue reading

Classic Scene: “Oh, hi Mark”

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“Oh, hi Mark” The Room (2003) Directed by Tommy Wiseau The Scene: Storming onto the rooftop of his building a tormented Johnny (Tommy Wiseau) proclaims loudly “I did not hit her, it’s not… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Sorcerer’

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During the 1970’s director William Friedkin made two of the most influential films of all time; the French Connection and the Exorcist. But there was one movie he made during this era which… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Lost Weekend’

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Addiction is a force of nature which has the ability to destroy lives without mercy. When those struggling with addiction decide to attempt to shed it, it seems to grow even stronger. Billy… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘The Big Chill’

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We all have had people in our lives that at one point we were so close with they were a surrogate family. But as time passes you drift apart and end up living… Continue reading