The ABC's of Film Noir
The ABC's of Film Noir

The Searchers (1956) Classic Movie Review 108

The Searchers (1956)

Today’s movie is one of the greatest westerns ever filmed. But the driven nature of the main character Ethan Edwards (John Wayne) is somewhat troubling to viewers and his overt hatred for the Indians is hard for a modern audience. Rotten Tomatoes states “If John Ford is the greatest Western…

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The Maltese Falcon (1941) Classic Movie Review 100

The Maltese Falcon (1941)

Today is a major milestone, 100 Episodes. I want to thank you for all the support that you have given me as I have endeavored to produce this podcast. So, as I did for Episode 25, I will go with a Humphrey Bogart film. Today’s movie is a film noir…

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It Happened One Night (1934) Classic Movie Review 97

It Happened One Night (1934)

Today’s movie is It Happened One Night (1934). This movie was requested by Rick. Thanks for the suggestion because this was a movie I didn’t know too well. Today’s movie is It Happened One Night (1934). This Depression Era comedy is ranked number 35 on the American Film Institute’s 100…

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Sergeant York (1941) Classic Movie Review 83

Sergeant York (1941)

Today’s movie is a patriotic biography of the most decorated soldier of World War I, Sargent Alvin C. York. Released just before the attack on Pearl Harbor this film found wide appeal in a country about to enter World War II. Actors Gary Cooper played the title role of Sergeant Alvin…

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It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) Classic Movie Review 53

Jimmy Stewart It's a Wonderful Life (1946)

    It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) is a beloved Christmas movie featuring an all-star cast. With the help of an angel, George Bailey gets his life back on track. Today’s movie is a Christmas favorite features some great stars. The film is It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)[i] [ii] starring…

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Son of Frankenstein (1939) Classic Movie Review 9

Boris Karloff on set taking a tea and toast break

Son of Frankenstein (1939) had some of the biggest stars of their time – Basil Rathbone, Bela Lugosi, and Boris Karloff. Son of Frankenstein (1939) Hello, today we are going to continue with the October 2014 Frankenstein line. Today’s film is Son of Frankenstein (1939). It is the last of…

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