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 ...

Celebrate Christmas with the Top 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, including ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘Elf,’ ‘A Christmas Story’

Celebrate Christmas with the Top 15 greatest films, ranked worst to best, including ‘It’s a Wonderful Life,’ ‘Elf,’ ‘A Christmas Story’ A great Christmas movie will not only make the grade for the test of time, but it can become a beloved part of a person’s life. Ask 15 people which is their favorite holiday film, and you may get 15 ...

15 Greatest Christmas Films of All Time, Ranked Worst to Best

15 Greatest Christmas Films of All Time, Ranked Worst to Best A great Christmas movie will not only make the grade for the test of time, but it can become a beloved part of a person’s life. Ask 15 people which is their favorite holiday film, and you may get 15 ...

The Mortal Storm

Too close for comfort, Frank Borzage’s 1940 drama reunites the stars of The Shop Around the Corner, James Stewart, Margret Sullavan and Frank Morgan, in far more ominous circumstances – the overthrow ...

Love, Simon review – a landmark in Lgbtq cinema

Two closeted gay teenagers form a bond online in this perky, clean-cut romance with mainstream appeal Perky, clean-cut and unashamedly accessible, Love, Simon represents something of a landmark in ...

Love, Simon review – heartwarming gay romance

In this fun, engaging and intelligent drama, a teenager’s anonymous email conversation leads to complications – and love With its sheer warmth, openness, likability and idealism, Love, Simon won me ...

“The reactions in Germany were better than in France” – Francois Ozon on WW1 drama Frantz

Author: Stefan Pape Given he’s one of our very favourite directors working today, it’s of great relief that Francois Ozon is such a prolific filmmaker, moving on from one project to the next in rapid ...

We Need To Talk About The Word “Remake”

If we’re going to use it as an insult, let’s define our terms. The film industry seems to have no shortage of words that either serve as synonyms or subsets of “adaptation,” most of which are brought ...

Movie Review: They should have taken the You’ve Got Mail route with this Lubitsch remake, Frantz

When Nora Ephron decided to remake Ernst Lubitsch’s 1940 classic The Shop Around The Corner, she chose to update the story as well, setting it in what was then the present day. That seems a bit funny ...

Remember the Night; Brotherhood; The Purge: Election Year; War Dogs and more – review

A neglected Preston Sturges Christmas classic is the highlight of a week of grim movies best left until after Boxing Day Christmas, unbelievably, is almost upon us, and with it an annual playlist of ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Raúl Ruiz, Christmas, Pedro Almodóvar & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

Great Job, Internet!: The You’ve Got Mail website lives on as a tribute to love and outdated web design

Pretty much everybody who was alive in 1998 fondly recalls You’ve Got Mail, both the email notification noise and the Nora Ephron film starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. We’re specifically talking about ...

Judy by the Numbers: "I Don't Care"

Though nobody foresaw it at the time, 1948 was a major turning point in what would be Judy Garland’s last few years at MGM. After the one-two Freed Unit punch of Easter Parade and Words and Music at ...

Whit Stillman’s Top 10 Films

“It kind of freed me from a lot of criticisms people have from my other films,” Whit Stillman told us at Sundance earlier this year, speaking about adapting Jane Austen‘s epistolary novel Lady Susan, ...

Stage Door: She Loves Me (and Tony Preview)

Overheard whilst exiting Broadway's She Loves Me this weekend: [surprised] That was just like 'You've Got Mail'! Bingo, tourist ladies, bingo. She Loves Me, the 1963 musical, currently in the middle ...

The Definitive Romantic Comedies: 50-41

We all have predisposed notions about the infamous “romantic comedy.” As with other genres, there’s a large subsection of offerings, giving it a bad name. But, for every tired, cliché-driven comedy, ...

Bogie and Bacall – The Big Sleep Saturday Morning at The Hi-Pointe

“She tried to sit in my lap while I was standing up!” The Big Sleep screens this Saturday morning, January 9th at The Hi-Pointe Theater (1005 McCausland Ave., St. Louis, Mo 63117) as part of their ...

The Shop Around The Corner Saturday Morning at The Hi-Pointe

“Well I really wouldn’t care to scratch your surface, Mr. Kralik, because I know exactly what I’d find. Instead of a heart, a hand-bag. Instead of a soul, a suitcase. And instead of an intellect, a ...

BBC Culture curates 100 best American films, courtesy of 62 international film critics

BBC Culture has this week unveiled a new list of the top 100 American films, as voted for by a pool of international film critics from across the globe. The format of the poll was that any film that ...

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