Tag: 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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Remembering Dean Martin on Christmas Day.

With today being the anniversary of his death, let us remember one of the greatest artists of show business, the […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Charlie Chaplin’s The Great Dictator speech.

In 1938, Charlie Chaplin set to work on his first talking film that would ridicule the German tyrant Adolf Hitler. […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Jerry Lewis’ Funny Bones monologue.

In 1995, a small British-American comedy-drama was released to little fanfare called Funny Bones starring Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis and […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: A League of Their Own – “There’s no crying in baseball!”

A League of Their Own (1992) is a delightful film about the All American Girls Professional Baseball League of the […]

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 […]