Category: Film

Classic movie of the week: My Darling Clementine (1946).

The inclusion of John Ford’s My Darling Clementine as my classic movie of the week is more nostalgic in choice than anything else. I […]

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) […]

Classic movie of the week: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953).

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

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Seven Year Itch and that famous subway grate scene.

The notion of a husband cheating on his wife was considered a completely unacceptable action onscreen during the 1950’s. It […]

Niagara (1953): Revisiting the film noir classic starring Marilyn Monroe.

Of all of Marilyn Monroe’s most important early roles, it’s Asphalt Jungle which I would dearly love to talk about in […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Strangers On A Train (1951)

At the end of his illustrious career, Alfred Hitchcock, had directed over 50 feature films. It’s truly an astonishing achievement […]

Film Review: The Mule.

While the title for ‘America’s greatest living director’ might often be associated with Martin Scorsese, Clint Eastwood is often a […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Alfred Hitchcock’s merry-go-round from hell!

A study and appreciation of Alfred Hitchcock’s work has been the subject of film school students and film enthusiasts for […]

The Best Horror Films Of All Time: The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974).

Let’s dispense with the pleasantries, shall we? The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a horror movie I’ve always wanted to see because […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: White Heat (1949)

The heyday of gangster movies in the 1930s brought the best out of all the studios big stars and the […]