Tag: Film

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: “Made it, Ma! Top of the world!”

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

Top Ten Lists: The Essential John Ford Films.

Hollywood film director John Ford was born in Cape Elizabeth, Maine on February 1st 1894 and died on August 31st […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: Ivy’s steely protector.

The beating heart of M.Night Shyamalan most underrated masterpiece The Village (2004) is the love story between Ivy and Lucius […]

Cinemas Greatest Scenes: The Searchers Doorway Scene.

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

Put On A Happy Face: My 2020 Oscar Predictions.

I couldn’t think of a better time at the beginning of the new decade, to start playing the Oscar predictions […]

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: 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) […]

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 […]