Bogart, Grant, Cagney, and of course the multitude of amazing leading ladies from the era.
Who are your favorite directors?
Wells, Huston, Hitchcock, Cukor, and Capra.
About Me: Tell us about yourself/or your love for classic movies
I've always had a penchant for the Film Noir / Dieselpunk / Pulp era, and my immersion in Second Life reopened my enthusiasm for the time - especially for well made movies (and my enjoyment of classic Jazz as well).
To view Betty Blue click here. We might have a few NSFW films lurking around here at FilmStruck (1974′s Sweet Movie springs to mind right off the bat), but for my money, nothing you could watch here at this moment combines the beautiful and the shocking in quite the same way as Betty Blue (1986). […]
To view The Southerner click here. Jean Renoir considered The Southerner (1945) to be his “only work of a personal nature carried out in Hollywood.” Adapted from the National Book Award winning novel Hold Autumn in Your Hand, by George Sessions Perry, it follows a year in the life of a struggling Texas tenant farmer and his family. A lyrical portrait of do-it-yourself […]
To view Caesar and Cleopatra click here. In 1951, surrealist artist Man Ray, who was a fan of the cinema, quipped, “The worst films I have ever seen, the ones that put me to sleep, contain ten or fifteen marvelous minutes. The best films I have ever seen only contain ten or fifteen worthwhile ones.” […]