Tag: Classic films

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Marilyn just wants to be loved by you.

Behind the scenes of one of cinemas greatest comedies, Some Like It Hot, its star Marilyn Monroe and her erratic […]

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 […]

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 […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Mildred Pierce (1945).

Up until about a year ago, I had never seen a Joan Crawford film. Probably an astonishing remark for someone […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Casablanca (1942).

There is nothing new that I can honestly add in the praise of Casablanca, arguably one of the greatest films ever made. […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Maltese Falcon (1941).

The early history of Warner Bros could have so easily turned into a Humphrey Bogart tribute with so many significant and […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: Dodge City (1939).

I was always going to run into some trouble choosing a late 1930s Warner Bros. film to include in this […]