Posts filed under "Talkies"

Bringing Up Baby (1938)

Posted by Laura Grande March 31, 2014 0 Comment 6939 views

Praise for Howard Hawks’ implausible and preposterous masterpiece, Bringing Up Baby.

Monkey Business (1952) Does Not Exist

Posted by John Munshour March 27, 2014 0 Comment 5920 views

Howard Hawks’ Monkey Business happened in 1952… or did it?

His Girl Friday (1940)

Posted by Toyiah Murry March 27, 2014 0 Comment 4307 views

Howard Hawks’ His Girl Friday is a classic – maybe a flawed classic, but a classic all the same.

Film Review: A Song Is Born (1948)

Posted by Christina Stewart March 19, 2014 0 Comment 4712 views

Howard Hawks remade his own Ball of Fire as A Song is Born, just with more singing and dancing and Danny Kaye.

A Young Joan Crawford Trio

Posted by Brandy Dean March 14, 2014 0 Comment 3351 views

Our Blushing Brides, The Last of Mrs. Cheyney, and I Live My Life offer up some of the best of Joan Crawford’s young ingenue phase.

The Mubi Cinematheque: Terminal Island (1973)

Posted by Jason Wilson March 12, 2014 0 Comment 5890 views

Terminal Island is an exploitation movie at its core, so it’s going to be more about the violence and nudity and the shock value. It’s grimy, as it should be. But it’s not a fully realized or finished piece of storytelling.

They Made Me a Criminal (1939)

Posted by Wade Sheeler March 10, 2014 0 Comment 4028 views

The Dead End Kids were a big sensation in the late 30s, but John Garfield gave them a run for their money in They Made Me a Criminal.

Overlooked Gems: Goodbye Again (1961)

Posted by Lesley Coffin March 6, 2014 0 Comment 6355 views

Goodbye Again, starring Anthony Perkins and Ingrid Bergman, isn’t readily available for viewing – but it should be.

Morning Glory (1933)

Posted by Wade Sheeler March 3, 2014 0 Comment 4267 views

Katherine Hepburn’s first Oscar winning performance in Morning Glory leaves little to the imagination in this shockingly moving pre-code melodrama.

The Mubi Cinematheque: Accattone (1961)

Posted by Jason Wilson February 26, 2014 0 Comment 4646 views

Accattone is currently available on MUBI. It will also screen at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on Sunday, March 9 at 6:00 pm as part of Pier Pasolini: The Poet of Contamination.

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