It’s official, the best Oscar year ever is… – watch Jump Cut #4

This week’s Jump Cut is all about determining the best year ever in cinema. “But how can you figure that out?!” you shout at whatever device you’re reading this on. “Film is too subjective an art ...

Top '60s Star Has Her Day on TCM

Natalie Wood movies: From loving Warren Beatty to stripping like Gypsy Rose Lee Three-time Academy Award nominee Natalie Wood, one of the biggest Hollywood stars of the ’60s, is Turner Classic Movies’ ...

Watch Heston Play the Same Character in Different Costumes

Charlton Heston: Moses has his ‘Summer Under the Stars’ day Charlton Heston is Turner Classic Movies’ "Summer Under the Stars" star on Monday, August 5, 2013. TCM will be presenting one Heston movie ...

Retro Cinema Classics: ‘Five Star Final’ (Mervyn LeRoy, 1931)

“Now you listen to me, Hinchecliffe. It’ll be for the last time. I’m through with your dirty rag, and I’m through with you. Oh, I’m not ducking any of the blame for this thing. You thought of the ...

Retro Cinema: Five Star Final (Mervyn LeRoy, 1931)

“Now you listen to me, Hinchecliffe. It’ll be for the last time. I’m through with your dirty rag, and I’m through with you. Oh, I’m not ducking any of the blame for this thing. You thought of the ...

Little Caesar: Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Edward G. Robinson, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Glenda Farrell, Little Caesar Little Caesar Review Pt.1 More cogent is the claim that Little Caesar represents a look at American capitalism without the ...

Forgotten Pre-Codes: "Afraid to Talk" (1932)

Part of a series by David Cairns on forgotten pre-Code films. Edward L. Cahn—how shall I sing your praises? Perhaps before seeing this film I wouldn't have bothered, though It! The Terror from Beyond ...

Daily Briefing. Bright Lights 74

Bright Lights Film Journal editor Gary Morris introduces #74: "This issue opens with Jd Markel's enchanting exegesis of Mike Leigh's Happy-Go-Lucky, but as in Jd's previous contribution, expands into ...