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Hobson's Choice (1954)

When it’s on: Wednesday, 18 February (1.05 pm)
Channel: Film4
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Several years ago, I bought The David Lean Collection, a set of the great British director’s films from before his international standing grew and the budgets expanded, instead showcasing his earlier directorial efforts. 985 mots de plus


Movie Poster of the Day: Night of the Hunter (1955)

Danish poster for The Night of the Hunter (1955), the only directorial credit for three-time Oscar nominated actor Charles Laughton. Courtesy of the fantastic poster blog Discreet Charms & Obscure Objects.

Posters And Cover Art

Witness for the Prosecution, Happy Anniversary! A Delicious Treat Served, February 6th, 1958?

First the Appetizer:

Witness for the Prosecution had its World Premiere in Los Angeles, at the Warner Beverly Hills Theater (9404 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills), on December 17, 1957; thereby qualifying for the 1958 Academy Awards. 600 mots de plus

Film Premiers

Back In Black: 2015 Noir City film festival

The 13th Annual Noir City film fest has come and gone, and as usual it was a celebration of audience-participation in fedoras and fox furs, with free booze samples in the Castro Theater mezzanine between the double-bills. 1 494 mots de plus


The Night of the Hunter (1955)

60th Anniversary
Directed by Charles Laughton
Starring Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish
U.S., 92 min

First LookThe Night of the Hunter unfolds like a Gothic children’s book, with much of the black and white photography keeping the action center frame while darkness fills the screen around the edges. 656 mots de plus

First Look