Tag Archive: classic

Noirvember Review: ‘The Killing’

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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: ‘Murders in Rue Morgue’

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One of the great “what if’s” in horror movie history was the original plans for the 1931 masterpiece Frankenstein. During pre-production Bela Lugosi, fresh from his success in Dracula, was cast as the… Continue reading

Best Haunted House Movies

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The haunted house has been a staple of the horror genre for countless years. Creaking floorboards, broken windows, and of course ghosts. Of course these supernatural filled homes have been a long-running part… 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

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