Étiquettes » Charles Laughton

Movie Review - "Spartacus" (1960)

Just watching this to say I’ve nearly seen every Stanley Kubrick film. Nothing to see here.

Well okay, there is an interesting history to « Spartacus. 335 mots de plus


Night of The Hunter - Misè-èn-Scene

The movie- Night of the Hunter (1955) directed by Charles Laughton, enthralled me with its beginning audio and visuals as the title popped on screen with the dramatic background music that gave the vibe of something thrilling about to unfold. 360 mots de plus

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Portsmouth, 1787. Ship’s Lieutenant Fletcher Christian (Clark Gable) press-gangs a pub-load of unwilling men aboard The Bounty, heading on a two-year voyage to Tahiti in search of breadfruit. 645 mots de plus


2/22/17 Dramatic Intervention

Earlier tonight, I had written this long treatise on excessive drama in our lives: drama from hundreds of news sources and thousands of fake news purveyors clamoring for our attention, drama from our government, drama from social media, dramas upon dramas  upon dramas…even dramas on llamas. 340 mots de plus

Spartacus (1960)

This is one of those « fill the hole in my pop culture score card » films. Directed by Stanley Kubrick, written by the famous blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and starring none of other than Kirk Douglas, who recently just turned a round one years old, … 988 mots de plus

Watched Movie

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

« It’s a hard world for little things. »

Oh how foolish I must seem. I gave Spike Lee all kinds of credit for the right hand/left hand speech in  782 mots de plus