Sunday, July 1 2012
Not every pre-Code film is a Scarface or Baby Face; some are only mediocre faces.
Sunday, November 14 2010
Men's movies show us a fantasy of the man we'd like to be (Tarzan or James Bond or Sam Spade), while women's movies are transmogrified dreams of women's real lives.
Wednesday, June 1 2011
A Texas Ranger and a smooth-talking gambler go undercover to take down a notorious gang of gunrunners.
Monday, November 9 2009
While they might be right out of the Saturday Evening Post with their Norman Rockwell-esque moralizing and message, one cannot deny how thoroughly entertaining and iconic they both are.
Sunday, March 30 2008
Hooray for 'Hollywood': Second volume of '30s 'Forbidden' films is a fascinating collection.
Thursday, August 2 2007
This second volume of the Errol Flynn Signature Collection spans the first decade of Flynn's career, offering considerable variety and a reasonable glimpse at the fabled lothario's on-screen range.
Monday, May 28 2007
Some favorite DVD box sets that will round out any classics collection.
Monday, January 26 2015
Double Take examines Errol Flynn's classic take on this vigilante archer: a bold, impudent rascal that speaks treason fluently, capturing hearts when he isn't shooting arrows into them.
Tuesday, November 18 2014
This film is, above all, a technical accomplishment, but it has languished since its 1938 release.
Friday, August 2 2013
Bette, early and not so much
Friday, January 11 2013
But not to cinema
Thursday, November 19 2009
White Christmas: Anniversary Edition - Paramount [$24.99] / It's a Wonderful Life: 2 Disc Collector's Set - Paramount [$29.98]