Saturday Aug 9
Heaven with a Barbed Wire Fence
This late-Depression road movie was criticized for scriptwriter Dalton Trumbo's leftist touches, but these touches are precisely what sets it apart today.
Fate is the Hunter
It's hard for me to watch old disaster movies without thinking of the Zucker's classic 1980 disaster comedy Airplane! Is there any movie that has so accurately spoofed an entire genre? The truth is that by the time that film was released, the disaster movie was ripe for ridicule.
Gloria Grahame Provides the Sizzle in 'The Big Heat'
Icons have a funny way of not necessarily being the most interesting emblems of the era.
Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Lady For A Day"
Happy Mother's Day! In honor of the holiday today, today's feature is Frank Capra's 1933 version of the Damon Runyon Cinderella tale where Dave the Dude and the other guys and dolls from Broadway help Apple Annie the peddler impress her convent educated daughter and Spanish count fiance when they come over from Europe for a visit.