Classic Movie 2020

Classic Movie Of The Week: Sabrina (1954)

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, William Holden Director: Billy Wilder A classic Audrey Hepburn movie, need we say more? Sabrina is the chauffer's daughter who has had a crush on wealthy David, who doesn't know she's alive... until she returns from Paris, that is. In an effort to disnentangle him, his brother woos her himself,… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Sabrina (1954)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Ninotchka (1939)

Starring: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Ina Claire Director: Ernst Lubitsch Ninotchka (Garbo) is a proud Soviet, a woman who eschews all luxury and believes in the tenets of Communism to the letter. Sent to Paris to hurry along a sale of jewels needed to raise money, she finds her three colleagues have fallen into a… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Ninotchka (1939)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: Double Indemnity (1944)

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G Robinson Director: Billy Wilder The film opens with a wounded man staggering into his office and making a confession. As he talks, time spools back and we learn he is Walter Neff (MacMurray) an insurance agent who has gotten caught up in something bad. Neff meets a beautiful… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Double Indemnity (1944)

Persons Of Interest, The Reading List

Biography of The Month: Nobody’s Perfect: Billy Wilder, A Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler

Born in Vienna, Billy Wilder started out as a newspaperman, and fled to America to escape the Nazi occupation. He had already started his forays into screenwriting that would lead him to working as a writer and later director of some of the Hollywood's most famous and successful films. In this book, he talks about… Continue reading Biography of The Month: Nobody’s Perfect: Billy Wilder, A Personal Biography by Charlotte Chandler

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: The Lost Weekend (1945)

Starring: Ray Milland, Jane Wyman, Phillip Terry Director: Billy Wilder Four days in the city, in the life of an alcoholic as he tries to quit, and then tries anything to get his hands on a drink. A strong indictment of alcoholism and addiction at it's worst. Ray Birnum (Milland) is a writer living in… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: The Lost Weekend (1945)