105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: A Place In The Sun (1951)

Starring: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters Director: George Stevens George Eastman (Clift) is a poor relation who goes to work for his rich uncle. He's not immediately accepted, and has to work his way up. At which point, Alice (Winters) falls for him, and they're soon dating. But Alice is afraid that as he… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: A Place In The Sun (1951)

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Preview: Fences (2016)

Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson Director: Denzel Washington 1950's America. Troy Maxson (Washington) is a working class man, who, according to IMDB is a man trying to raise his family and come to terms with the events of his life. Viola Davis plays his wife, Rose. This is a fairly good description of… Continue reading Preview: Fences (2016)

105 Must See Films

105 Must Watch Movies: The Ace In The Hole (1951)

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Jan Sterling, Robert Arthur Director: Billy Wilder Chuck Tatum (Douglas) is a cynical, big city reporter who finds himself covering tiny, small town stories in an Albuquerque town. Depressed and angry, he's not a popular man in his office. But when he finds a man trapped down a mine, he decides to… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Movies: The Ace In The Hole (1951)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Giant (1956)

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Carroll Baker, Jane Withers, Dennis Hopper Director: George Stevens A sweeping epic set in Texas starring Liz Taylor as Leslie, a beautiful smart young woman who impulsively marries Bick Benedict (Hudson), and adjusts to life on a ranch in Texas, where she's expected to be seen and not… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Giant (1956)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

Starring: Ralph Meeker, Albert Dekker, Paul Stewart Director: Robert Aldrich Secret agents, torture, a femme fatale, and a mysterious brief case. This film has it all. In some senses it's a rather hysterical film about the threat of nuclear war, in another it's one of the finest film noir flicks to grace the screen. Either… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Kiss Me Deadly (1955)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: The Big Heat (1953)

Starring: Glenn Ford, Gloria Grahame, Jocelyn Brando, Lee Marvin Director: Fritz Lang Homicide cop Bannion (Ford) is a loving family man, brave enough to stand up to the mob and incorruptible when he finds that his town and his department has had sticky mob fingers all over it. Corruption goes all the way to the… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: The Big Heat (1953)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Touch Of Evil (1958)

Starring: Orson Welles, Charlton Heston, Janet Leigh Director: Orson Welles A late era Film Noir from the master director Orson Welles. A Mexican Narcotics officer Vargas (Heston) finds his honeymoon interrupted when a bomb goes off in a car on the Mexican border, and he suspects that there might be more to the case. He… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Touch Of Evil (1958)

105 Must See Films

105 Must See Films: Gigi (1958)

Starring: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold Director: Vincente Minelli Gigi (Caron) is a pretty young girl who is raised by her Grandmother and Great Aunt to be a flirt and a courtesan in Paris at the turn of the last century. Though trained to be a coquette, she's not all that interested… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Gigi (1958)

105 Must See Films

105 Must Watch Films: An American In Paris (1951)

Starring: Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant Director: Vincente Minelli Gene Kelly had an idea about a balletic dance sequence set to a Gershwin song, and An American In Paris was born. It centres around three friends just after WW2, who are trying to find work and make ends meet in Paris, when two of… Continue reading 105 Must Watch Films: An American In Paris (1951)

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105 Must See Films: On The Waterfront (1954)

Starring: Marlon Brando, Eva Marie Saint, Karl Malden Director: Elia Kazan "I could have been a contender..." Yes, this is that movie. Brando plays Terry Molloy, a ex-prizefighter who never really made it, and who has ended up as a dock worker. But there is corruption on the docks, with the unions being run by… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: On The Waterfront (1954)