Tag: Classic movies

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 […]

Classic movie of the week: 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 […]

Classic movie of the week: The Searchers (1956).

John Ford’s The Searchers has been described as one of the greatest Westerns of all time – with its marvelous […]

Classic movie of the week: Bus Stop (1956).

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A selected film-by-film history of Warner Bros. Pictures: The Big Sleep (1946).

Howard Hawks The Big Sleep is one of the greatest noir films ever made. It came at a time in film […]

Anyone care for some Duck Soup? The Marx Brothers, Revisited.

Mention the Marx Brothers and I instantaneously break out into that stooped walk, with a cigar in hand, made famous […]