Tag Archive: classic

Disney Marathon: ‘The Jungle Book’

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The Christmas season is coming to a close. We ate too much, drank too much and now we’re getting back to work. Although in this house, that mostly means binging cartoons and telling… Continue reading

Highlights of the National Film Registry 2020 Class

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Every year the Library of Congress selects a group of 25 films deemed essential to our national cinematic heritage to take their place on the National Film Registry. Established in 1988 by the… 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

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