Much is made of the gay subtext that runs through may Howard Hawks films. Can’t we just be friends?
Howard Hawk’s films have nearly always possessed a bias for fast-paced hysterics, high-octane crime, intense dramatics, or all of the above. Yet, of all his films, nothing compares to his quick-witted adaptation of Raymond Chandler’s novel, The Big Sleep. To say that I was confused the first time I ever watched the near two-hour crime drama […]
Today we’ve got a treat in this rare silent from director Howard Hawks. A Girl in Every Port follows the adventure of sailors on shore leave (always a good time). This little comedy gem features not only real-life stripper Sally Rand, but none other than Louise Brooks. It’s quite a change from her heavier roles […]
Only Angels Have Wings airs February 22, 2013 on TCM at 5:45 pm EST. Howard Hawks is considered one of the great classic film directors. His contemporaries defined him as a “man’s man,” both in his attitude, demeanor and the ethos his characters displayed over his six decade long career span. Much of his tough […]