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Pushing the Envelope

February 21st, 2016  |  by  |  published in Classic Films | Leave A Comment »

Pushing the Envelope

Some films are beautiful, and some films are strangely exotic. However, there are only a few films that are both beautiful and strangely exotic. Black Narcissus (1947) is one of those few. Quite simply, it’s one of the most beautiful films every made. It was once cited by the Technicolor company as the best example […]

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Same Only Different

February 2nd, 2016  |  by  |  published in Classic Films | Leave A Comment »

Same Only Different

The Awful Truth (1937) is one of the least appreciated of the top screwball comedies, in part because director Leo McCarey isn’t as well known as directors Frank Capra, George Cukor, Ernst Lubitsch, Preston Sturges, or even Howard Hawks. His best comedies include Let’s Go Native (1930), Duck Soup (1933), Six of a Kind (1934), […]

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Pocket Cinema

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Forge Ahead

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Keeping it RAW

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