Mots-clés » Charles Laughton

Anna May Wrong

It was a thrill to see PICCADILLY on the big screen at the Bo’ness Hippodrome. I confess I hadn’t been that excited about this one — I knew EA Dupont’s film looked spectacular, but I’d seen it before, I own the DVD, I can watch it anytime… 641 mots de plus


Mitchum Sings!

Robert Mitchum was a lot of things. The coolest actor that ever graced the screen. Hellraiser. Poster boy for the genre most people checking in here love, Noir. 287 mots de plus

Daily Take

MY MOVIE SHELF: Mutiny on the Bounty

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 120  630 mots de plus


The Old Dark House (1932) - reviewed by George

This film stars Boris Karloff, Melvyn Douglas, and Charles Laughton, with support from Raymond Massey and Gloria Stuart. It was based on a novel by J.B. 331 mots de plus





Presumably I’m not the only person who finds it difficult to dispose of theatre programmes (or ‘theater programs’ as it’s spelled in the US). In recent years, as my attendance at performances has increased I’ve become more ruthless in my attitude to these mementos. 691 mots de plus

The Night Of The Hunter

Joining Jonathan Demme’s “Rachel Getting Married” in my Pantheon is Charles Laughton’s « The Night of the Hunter » (1955). And while my reaction to « Rachel » is a deeply emotional one that is hard to put into words, my feelings watching « Hunter » are, for the most part, actually pretty easy to transcribe: 168 mots de plus


Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

80th Anniversary
Directed by Frank Lloyd
Starring Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone
U.S., 132 min

First Look: If 1935’s Captain Blood represented escapist fare on the high seas,  579 mots de plus

First Look