James Stewart movies: 25 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘Vertigo,’ ‘Rear Window’

James Stewart movies: 25 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘Vertigo,’ ‘Rear Window’ James Stewart, more affectionately known as “Jimmy” to his fans, would’ve celebrated his 111th birthday on May 20, 2019. The Oscar-winning performer became famous for his polite, gentle screen ...

James Stewart movies: 25 greatest films ranked worst to best

James Stewart movies: 25 greatest films ranked worst to best James Stewart, more affectionately known as “Jimmy” to his fans, would’ve celebrated his 111th birthday on May 20, 2019. The Oscar-winning performer became famous for his polite, gentle screen ...

The Strange Door

The Strange Door Blu Ray Kino Lorber 1951 / 1:33:1 / 81 Min. Starring Charles Laughton, Boris Karloff, Sally Forrest Written by Jerry Sackheim Cinematography by Irving Glassberg Directed by ...

Bend of the River

The Anthony Mann – James Stewart crowd-pleaser now comes to Region A Blu-ray. With its bright Technicolor hues, it’s the wagon train movie fans remember first after Red River. Stewart is a good guy ...

Film Noir 9 Film Collection

Mill Creek and Kit Parker package nine mid-range Columbia features from the 1940s and 1950s, not all of them strictly noir but all with dark themes — crime, creepy politics, etc. None have been on ...

Forty Guns

Cult favorite Samuel Fuller explodes the mid-range Hollywood oater with elements we can all appreciate: a ritualistic fetishizing of the gunslinger ethos, and a reliance on kinky role reversals and ...

Rock Hudson movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Giant,’ ‘Pillow Talk,’ ‘Written on the Wind’

Rock Hudson movies: 12 greatest films, ranked worst to best, include ‘Giant,’ ‘Pillow Talk,’ ‘Written on the Wind’ Rock Hudson would’ve celebrated his 93rd birthday on November 17, 2018. The Oscar-nominated actor made a name for himself as a hunky leading man in romantic comedies, melodramas, and adventure flicks. ...

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 ...

Rip, Barbara Harris: Another Alfred Hitchcock Actor Passes, But These 24 Remain

Rip, Barbara Harris: Another Alfred Hitchcock Actor Passes, But These 24 Remain In the last shot of Alfred Hitchcock’s final (and underrated) “Family Plot,” impostor-psychic-turned-kidnapper Barbara Harris looks straight at the camera and winks. It was only time in Hitchcock’s ...

The Last Hunt

Robert Taylor and Stewart Granger shine in Richard Brooks’ engaging drama about the grim slaughter of the Buffalo — a fairly appalling historical episode. A disclaimer is required to explain why we’re ...

Beauty vs Beast: Live Without Masters

Jason from Mnpp here with this week's "Beauty vs Beast" for you people to vote yourselves silly with -- did you know that today would have been the 51st birthday of the great Philip Seymour Hoffman? ...

Martin Scorsese Handpicked These 16 Key B-Movies and Westerns for Unique MoMA Series

Martin Scorsese Handpicked These 16 Key B-Movies and Westerns for Unique MoMA Series Among Martin Scorsese’s directing projects-in-progress are a new television show (“The Caesars”), plus films based on an Oklahoma murder mystery (“Killers of the Flower Moon”) and the life of the 26th ...

The Border

Tony Richardson’s look at corruption in the border patrol service is both sensational and insightful, and Jack Nicholson gives a committed performance as a downtrodden functionary who finds himself in ...

Bend of the River (Meuterei am Schlangenfluss)

The second Anthony Mann / James Stewart western displays excellent direction and impressive Technicolor location photography high in the high mountains of Oregon. A matinee staple, it delivers ...

Raw Deal (1948)

Style can be the star in Classic Noir, making a less prestigious film more entertaining than one with bigger names. Dennis O’Keefe, Claire Trevor and Marsha Hunt spin an excellent crime-love-murder ...

‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’ Director Jared Moshé Shares His Favorite Westerns

‘The Ballad of Lefty Brown’ Director Jared Moshé Shares His Favorite Westerns The Western is the quintessential American movie genre. Its iconography has been seared into our collective conscious: the solitary cowboy riding the endless frontier, towns struggling to survive in a ...

Night Passage — Die Uhr ist abgelaufen

It’s the great Anthony Mann-James Stewart western that Mann didn’t direct: Stewart goes it alone, over-filling a good western idea with ‘cute’ scenes and conservative messages Mann had no use for. But ...

World Premiere Streaming Event Of Noir Classic "T-men", November 24

Cinema Retro has received the following press release from the Classicflix.com: For one night only, fans of classic film noir will be able to watch a free streaming World Premiere of the recently ...

He Walked by Night

Do you think older crime thrillers weren’t violent enough? This shocker from 1948 shook up America with its true story of a vicious killer who has a murderous solution to every problem, and uses ...

Scene of the Crime: "T-Men", "Raw Deal" and One of Hollywood's Great Collaborations

Mubi is showing Anthony Mann's T-Men (1947) from October 25 - November 24 and Raw Deal (1948) from October 26 - November 25, 2017 in the United States as part of the double feature Anthony Mann ...

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