The Greatest Horror Movies of All-Time

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Forgotten by Fox: Coin Toss

Forgotten by Fox: Coin Toss As Disney quietly disappears huge swathes of film history into its vaults, I'm going to spend 2020 celebrating Twentieth Century Fox and the Fox Film Corporation's films, what one might call their ...

The Man Who Cheated Himself

The Film Noir Foundation has helped revive yet another difficult-to-see noir gem — the murder cover-up tale begins with a shooting in a mansion and races across San Francisco to a finale given classic ...

Heaven Can Wait

This may be the year for new cinephile converts to the cult of appreciation for the great Ernst Lubitsch. One of his last pictures but his first in color is this Production Code-defying tale of a ...

Hangover Square

No, it’s not a the-day-after sequel to The Lost Weekend, but a class-act mystery-horror from 20th-Fox, at a time when the studio wasn’t keen on scare shows. John Brahm directs the ill-fated Laird ...

Edwards Pt 2: The Pink Panther Sequels and Famous Silent Film Era Step-grandfather Director

'The Pink Panther' with Peter Sellers: Blake Edwards' 1963 comedy hit and its many sequels revolve around one of the most iconic film characters of the 20th century: clueless, thick-accented Inspector ...

Watch Us Pull a Rabbit Out of our Hat

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 10 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Information A quick look at the slinky sleight-of-hand involved in making movies about magic. You have ...

The Undying Monster

Fox’s first official monster movie is a terrific-looking but mostly flat mystery that tries its utmost not to be a horror film at all. It’s a head scratcher that will interest fans of the expressive ...

I Wake Up Screaming

Yes, it is a perfect title for a horror picture, but it belongs to an early film noir -- or as we discover, a murder thriller that previews the classic '40s noir visual look. Victor Mature is the man ...

Kino Lorber to Release The Lodger (1944) on Blu-ray

Kino Lorber announced the release of John Brahm's The Lodger (1944) on Blu-ray. Set in London during the Jack the Ripper murders, Robert (Sir Cedric Hardwicke) and Ellen Burton (Sara Allgood) rent ...

Heaven Can Wait

No, it's not the Warren Beatty remake of Here Comes Mr. Jordan, but the sublime Ernst Lubitsch comedy fantasy, his biggest commercial hit and generally considered the last of his films to exemplify ...

The Strangler

Lock your doors! Hulking menace Victor Buono gets the full-on psycho treatment, based (very) roughly on early reports of The Boston Strangler. The 'baby doll' killer also prefigures the fiendish ...

Lubitsch Pt.II: The Magical Touch with MacDonald, Garbo Sorely Missing from Today's Cinema

'The Merry Widow' with Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald and Minna Gombell under the direction of Ernst Lubitsch. Ernst Lubitsch movies: 'The Merry Widow,' 'Ninotchka' (See previous post: “Ernst ...

Scorsese (Costly) Short Featuring the Director, DiCaprio, and De Niro Has Been Pulled from Venice Festival

'The Audition' poster with Martin Scorsese, Leonardo DiCaprio and Robert De Niro. Martin Scorsese short 'The Audition' pulled from Venice Film Festival No major international film festival is worth ...

Oscar-Nominated Film Series: First 'Pirates of the Caribbean' One of Most Enjoyable Summer Blockbusters of Early 21st Century

'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl': Johnny Depp as Capt. Jack Sparrow. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl' review: Mostly an enjoyable romp (Oscar Movie ...

Review: The Black Swan

Today, you say Black Swan and images of a crazed Natalie Portman come to mind, but there was an earlier film by that name, a swashbuckler that has been forgotten by many. The first Black Swan is a ...

‘This Gun for Hire’ is as gripping as it is purely entertaining

This Gun for Hire Written by Albert Maltz and W.R. Burnett Directed by Frank Tuttle U.S.A, 1942 The great American actor Alan Ladd died at the unfairly young age of 50. With a series of leading ...

Review: Blood and Sand

The Golden Age of Hollywood is filled with shining stars, brilliant directors and pioneering films that built a foundation for all to follow. As a result, films from those first decades are viewed ...

Casablanca Hero Goes Villainous in Film Noir The Scar

Paul Henreid: Hollow Triumph aka The Scar tonight Turner Classic Movies’ Paul Henreid film series continues this Tuesday evening, July 16, 2013. Of tonight’s movies, the most interesting offering is ...

Bernard Herrmann @ Film Forum

"Let's conduct a thought experiment," suggests Dan Callahan, setting the mood at Alt Screen for Film Forum's two-week, 22-film celebration of the Bernard Herrmann centennial: "what do you hear when ...

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