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Monday, May 5 2014

The King and Queen of Postwar Pop

Doris Day and Frank Sinatra's creamy Hollywood dreams simmer with tension and uncertainty in Young at Heart.

Thursday, August 7 2008

Only the Valiant

This film recalls a different cinematic climate in which movies could be made purely for entertainment without being schlocky blockbusters.


Friday, June 7 2013

'Sincerely Yours' (1955)

All the world seems bright and gay.

Wednesday, May 22 2013

Don’t Open That Door! # 43: THEM! (1954)

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: little tiny critters grow up to be great big monsters in THEM!

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