Friday, January 22, 2016

Marlene Dietrich and Josef von Sternberg

Today, I'm looking at the legendary partnership between director Josef von Sternberg and star Marlene Dietrich. The photo above is from the period when the pair collaborated on The Blue Angel (1930).

This article is part of  Classic Symbiotic Collaborations: The Star-Director Blogathon hosted by CineMaven's Essays from the Couch.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The Furies

Today  I'm reviewing the classic Western The Furies (1950) starring Walter Huston (left), Barbara Stanwyck, and Wendell Corey.

This article is part of the Remembering Barbara Stanwyck blogathon hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood.

Monday, January 18, 2016

1001 Classic Movies: The Philadelphia Story

Today, I'm starting a new feature called 1001 Classic Movies You Should See with the romantic comedy, The Philadelphia Story (1940) starring Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, and James Stewart.

Friday, January 8, 2016


Today, I'm reviewing the classic French film L'Atalante (1934) starring Dita Parlo and Jean Dasté as a newlywed couple.

This article is part of the France on Film blogathon hosted by Serendipitious Anachronisms.

Sunday, January 3, 2016