Classic Flix Review: Cape Fear (1962)

Greetings, once again! It isn't often that I've been given the opportunity to indulge in a Trifecta or triple play regarding one of Hollywood's premier Tough Guys, Robert Mitchum. I covered his Scary attributes in The Night of the Hunter. His being made for the genre of Noir in Out of the Past. Now, I want to …

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The Ten Best Actors of All Time: Relay Race

My friend Nostra at My Filmviews started this back in mid March, as if he needed to prove to anyone that he lives up to the title 'King of all Blog Series' that I gave him 😀 What's this relay race all about? I'll let Nostra himself explain: "So what’s the idea behind the relay? I’ve …

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The Oscar Best Picture Project and Gentleman’s Agreement (1947) Review

It's Oscar Week, so today we're taking a look at some of the past Best Picture films from each decade from the 20s to the 90s. With some help from my friends, below are a list of reviews they've selected from each decade. sss • Ruth - Gentleman's Agreement (1947) • Iba @ I Luv …

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Valentine Special – 59 Reasons I LOVE Roman Holiday!

Happy Valentine's Day, everybody! May love – romantic or otherwise – fills your heart and puts a smile on your face. Well, a movie that always makes me smile as well as tear up with heartache and joy at the same time is none other than William Wyler's 1953 masterpiece rom-com Roman Holiday. And since …

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Favorite Pics from Movies Set in New York City

Happy Tuesday, all! Today's post is in honor of my friend Terrence of The Focus Filmographer who's traveling to NYC for a much-needed vacation. Y'see I'm guest-posting over at his blog today with my review of MIRAGE (1965), a classic noir thriller set in New York City starring, you guessed it, Gregory Peck. Click on the …

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Classic Flix Review: Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

Greetings and welcome to all and sundry. It's my great pleasure to offer a Guest Review of a film I grew up with and have seen many, many times on television. With and without commercials. Though only a few times on the big screen. One of the great World War II films. Winner of two …

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Weekend Roundup: Golden Globes 2012, Henry’s Crime, Water for Elephants

Hope y'all had a fine weekend. I skipped the Golden Globes telecast this Sunday, I only tuned in every once in a while when the winner I was rooting for did get the trophy. So I updated this Golden Globes nominees list with the winners. Incidentally I only got two of my predictions right: Best …

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Weekend Roundup: WARRIOR and ON THE BEACH

As last weekend we got to see quite a lot of films (yes, I'm a bit behind on my reviews folks), this year we skipped the cinema and opted to catch up on films I've missed last year. One I've been wanting to see is Warrior, and when I read this enthusiastic review on Thursday, …

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Music Break: Five Fave Scores from Gregory Peck Films

Hello all, I'm kind of taking a blogging break today... I was going to write a review of The Artist but I'll save that for next week. So how about a bit of movie music to perk up your day. As you already know, my recent Gregory Peck marathon has been a blast. Out of …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup

Hello folks, I'm assuming it's a short week for most of you? For sure I won't miss this 3-4 day work-week like this come January when the hustle and bustle returns at the office. Well, The Dark Knight Rises trailer pretty much sidelined this post, but I still want to give y'all a rundown of …

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