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Les Misérables (1935)


In early 19th Century France an ex-convict who failed to report to parole is relentlessly pursued over a 20 year period by an obsessive policeman. 177 mots de plus

Front Row Center


film by Erle C. Kenton

Cast: Charles Laughton, Bela Lugosi, Richard Arlen

An mad scientist conducts horrible  experiments in evolution, eventually establishing himself as the self-styled of  mutated, half-human abominations. 297 mots de plus

U.S. Film

Advise & Consent

The Film Noir Odyssey

Writer: Wendell Mayes

Based on the novel “Advise & Consent” by Allen Drury

Director: Otto Preminger

Cinematographer: Sam Leavitt

Music: Jerry Fielding… 1 004 mots de plus

Film Noir

Jamaica Inn (1939)

*** (Worth seeing)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Written by Sidney Gilliat and Joan Harrison

With Charles Laughton, Horace Hodges and Maureen O’Hara

Perhaps not one of the more famous works by Hitchcock, this period piece, set in Cornwall in the early eighteen hundreds, is well on par with such films. 47 mots de plus

The early Oscar years of Capra, Gable and more

This is the second part of a multi-part series on the Academy Award best picture winners, reviewed chronologically.

« Cavalcade, » 1932-1933, directed by Frank Lloyd… 422 mots de plus

Academy Awards

It Started With Eve (1941)

I’ve seen nine of director Henry Koster’s films and it’s safe to say he’s one of my favorite directors. There’s something about his features, whose plots walk on a tightrope between heartwarming and  absurdist, and find a way to bridge the gap. 923 mots de plus