Quinn

Film addict with a lot of opinions. Always searching for a new favorite. Four featured films rotated monthly.

Favorite films

  • Decision to Leave
  • The Wrong Guy
  • The Heartbreak Kid
  • Force of Evil

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  • Dishonored

  • Therapy

  • The Truman Show

  • A Nation is Born

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  • Dishonored

    Dishonored

    Dietrich and Von Sternberg are always a winning combo, even if the film in question isn’t a masterpiece, because the artistry and sheer quality of what classic Hollywood has to offer in the early 30s is on full display. There’s no same-sex kissing like in Morocco or gorilla suits like in Blonde Venus but Dishonored, a rather odd title for a romantic espionage drama, has a handful of great moments, namely a costumed ball in which Dietrich wears an outfit…

  • Min and Bill

    Min and Bill

    Back in early 2020, the excellent classic Hollywood podcast You Must Remember This did a limited spin-off series called Make Me Over, which brought in guest hosts and focused on Hollywood’s intersection with the beauty industry. Perhaps my favorite episode from Make Me Over was the one that told the story of Marie Dressler, a Canadian-American actress who found success on stage, in silent films, and most notably in talkies, winning one of the first Best Actress Oscars for Min and…

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