Tag: Movies

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Today in History: The Coronation of Elizabeth I.

Elizabeth’s rise to the throne of England may be likened to a roller coaster ride with its emotional highs and […]

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 […]