Tag Archive: scene

Classic Scene: Mexican Standoff

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Mexican standoff The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (1966) directed by Sergio Leone The Scene: Even those who have never seen a western are familiar with this iconic scene. Hidden out in… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Kane for Governor

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Kane for Governor Citizen Kane (1941) directed by Orson Welles The Scene: Having conquered the media landscape Charles Foster Kane (Orson Welles) has finally taken his increasingly hollow crusade for the everyman into… 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: 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: 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

Classic Scene: House Falling Gag

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House Falling Gag Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Directed by Charles Reisner (Buster Keaton uncredited) The Scene: As a storm blows through town William Canfield Jr. AKA Steamboat Bill Jr. (Buster Keaton) is trying… Continue reading