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  • River of No Return

    River of No Return

    ★★★★

    I watched this movie for the first time a lifetime ago and yet I still hear it echoing in my head...

    No return,
    No return,
    No return...

  • Rebecca

    Rebecca

    ★★★★★

    I wrote this review on what would’ve been Joan Fontaine’s 103rd birthday.

    Anytime I want to introduce someone to a classic film from Hollywood’s Golden Age, I often start with this one. Of course, it depends on the individual. Some are curious about Greta Garbo, a name they’ve heard but a face they might not be familiar with. In that case, it’s either Grand Hotel for a peek of Garbo (plus the Barrymore brothers and Joan Crawford!) or Queen Christina for…

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  • Gilda

    Gilda

    ★★★★★

    Rita Hayworth’s 102nd Birthday Viewing

    “Men fall in love with Gilda, but they wake up with me.”
                                                       -Rita Hayworth (1918-1987)

    As a fan of films of the 30s, 40s, & 50’s (aka Hollywood’s Golden Age,) I’d been aware of this film since I was 11 years old. Back then I was crazy about Hollywood musicals, especially…

  • Children of Paradise

    Children of Paradise

    ★★★★★

    I thoroughly enjoyed this Classic often called the best French Film of All Time and as any true cinephile will see, an inspiration to all filmmakers since. I noticed the bird costumes just like the birds in Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom. I saw things that reminded me of the films of Terry Gilliam, Jacques Demy, and many, many others. I consider this a Must See for all serious film buffs. It has been beautifully restored to look better than ever at 4K! C’est magnifique!