Category: Film

The 12 Best Actresses of the 2010s – Part 1 (of 3).

The following list of the best actresses of the 2010s was always going to be a subjective choice on my […]

Film review: The Front Runner.

When I heard actor Hugh Jackman played Colorado Senator Gary Hart, the charismatic reform-minded Democrat in The Front Runner, it […]

Top Ten Lists: The Essential Marx Brothers Films.

Are the Marx brothers still relevant? Honestly I hope so. Their work is often held in high regard among critics […]

Must-See Classic Movies: Horse Feathers (1932).

In 2000, the American Film Institute saw fit to add Horse Feathers as Nº 65 on their prestigious list of the 100 Funniest […]

Top Ten Lists: The Essential Marilyn Monroe Films

The world would truly be a dull place without the extraordinary charisma and talent of American actress and model Marilyn […]

Must-See Classic Movies: Bus Stop (1956).

Marilyn Monroe has been on my mind of late, especially with the anniversary of her death approaching next month. So, […]

John Ford’s revered masterpiece ‘How Green Was My Valley’ (1941).

If you have read the novel How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn, you will instantly realise what a grim […]

Must-See Classic Movies: My Darling Clementine (1946).

I remember fondly my father singing My Darling Clementine often when I was a young and how much he loved […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: John Ford’s ‘Stagecoach’ chase sequence.

John Ford bought the rights to Stagecoach from Colliers magazine in 1937 (an adaptation of a short story called The Stage to Lordsburg) […]

Must-See Classic Movies: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).

In 1984, Madonna was the hottest female music artist around, with her hit singles Like A Virgin and Material Girl […]