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The Night of the Hunter

Director: Charles Laughton
Producer: Paul Gregory
Writer: James Agee
Cast: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish, James Gleason, Evelyn Varden, Peter Graves
Studio: United Artists… 1 635 mots de plus

Film Analysis

The Island of Dr. Moreau (1996) and Lost Soul : Doomed Journey of Richard Stanley...... (2014)

Anything one reads or hears about this doomed production is usually way more interesting than what was actually caught on film. Still there is always something that draws one in to watching a train wreck. 903 mots de plus

Daily Take

Favorite things about... The Canterville Ghost (1944)

The favorite film:
The Canterville Ghost, a 1944 fantasy-comedy directed by Jules Dassin

The synopsis:
In 17th-century England, Sir Simon de Canterville committed a cowardly act. 563 mots de plus


Ottocracy in Action

More Otto Preminger Week Revisited.

Otto is one of those filmmakers you just CANNOT watch in the wrong aspect ratio. I’ve seen TAXI DRIVER in 4:3 and it was OK, although that’s obviously a travesty of the filmmaker’s intentions. 755 mots de plus


Jamaica Inn -

Jamaica Inn is the 1939 film adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier 1936 novel of the same name. It is known primarily for being both the last film Hitchcock directed before going stateside, and a bit of a dud. 712 mots de plus

Movie Reviews

'Island of Lost Souls' (1932)

Island of Lost Souls (1932)
Directed by Erle C. Kenton
Starring Charles Laughton, Richard Arlen, Kathleen Burke, and Bela Lugosi.
MPAA: Released before the creation of the rating system. 965 mots de plus

Movie Review

Essentials: Marlene Dietrich and WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION (1957)

« If we had to invent someone to be the ideal woman…we would have to invent Marlene Dietrich. » – Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder and Marlene Dietrich enjoyed a long friendship based on mutual admiration.   2 294 mots de plus

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