Classic Movie 2019

Classic Movie Of The Week: Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Susan Harrison Director: Alexander Mackendrick JJ Hunsecker (Lancaster) is a big shot columnist who can make or break careers, and his power has gone to his head. Annoyed that his younger sister (Harrison) who he takes care of, has fallen in love with a jazz singer, he decides to manipulate… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)

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Classic Movie Of The Week: The China Syndrome (1979)

Starring: Jane Fonda, Michael Douglas, Jack Lemmon Director: James Bridges The China Sydrome is a metaphorical term used to describe the idea that if there was a nuclear meltdown at a power plant, the reactor would burn through the earth all the way to China. As you can see from the poster above, it wasn't… Continue reading Classic Movie Of The Week: The China Syndrome (1979)

Film Reviews

The Post (2017)

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson Director: Steven Spielberg The concept of freedom of the press and a sense of political accountability is such a hot button topic lately. So is the role of women moving into positions of power. This film looks at both of these things, in a film that puts Meryl… Continue reading The Post (2017)

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105 Must See Films: It Happened One Night (1934)

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert Director: Frank Capra When a sheltered wealthy girl secretly marries, her father tries to keep the young couple apart. But on the run from her father, the girl falls in with a reporter who helps her in return for her story. The girl is Ellie, played by the beautiful Claudette… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: It Happened One Night (1934)

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Spotlight (2015)

Starring: Michael Keaton, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel McAdams, Liev Schreiber, Stanley Tucci, Billy Crudup Director: Tom McCarthy Spotlight is a team of four reporters for the Boston Globe, who, in 2001, started to look into allegations of child sexual abuse against members of the Catholic Church and uncovered a system of cover up and repression on… Continue reading Spotlight (2015)