William Holden had a long and storied career in Hollywood, ultimately starring in more than sixty films and garnering an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in 1953’s Stalag 17. His breakthrough had come […]
Alright, Jill. You can do this. DEEP BREATH. It’s Gregory Peck day on Turner Classic Movies and like any normal, well-adjusted individual, I’ve been digging through online image archives for sexy photos of the man. Don’t […]
In Tony Scott’s Domino (2005), Mena Suvari plays an entertainment executive who describes her boss’s (Christopher Walken) attention span as being one of “a ferret on crystal meth.” Ironically, this throwaway line of dialogue effectively describes the […]
John Sturges’ The Great Escape tells the true story of the daring prison break attempt at the German Stalag Luft III prisoner of war camp in March 1944.
[dropcap]O[/dropcap]n the balmy, Halloween morning of October 31st 1968, a bloodied corpse was discovered at 3110 Laurel Canyon Blvd in the hills above Hollywood. The body, beaten beyond recognition, belonged to a man who, 40 […]
By Drew Morton What makes Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity the greatest film noir? First, and this is veering away from the text of the film itself for just a moment, Double Indemnity is significant for the very reason […]
When you think of Alfred Hitchcock movies, what comes to mind? Knife jutting through a shower curtain? Cary Grant dodging a low-flying biplane? Birds, and lots of them? Equally iconic as these scenes, Hitchcock’s leading […]
For people like me belonging to that muddled Gen X/Gen Y transitional hybrid generation (our loyalties are staunchly Gen X, demographic timelines lump us with Gen Y), a film like Richard Fleischer’s Soylent Green was […]