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Written on the Wind (1956)

US 99m, Colour Director: Douglas Sirk; Cast: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone A wildly colourful and extravagant production, Written on the Wind is an over-the-top melodrama that … Continue reading

12/31/2015 · 2 Comments

Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed (1926)

Germany 65m, B&W/tinted, Silent Directors: Lotte Reiniger, Carl Koch (uncredited) The Adventures of Prince Achmed is the earliest surviving feature-length animated film. A fairytale, adapted from the Arabian Nights, this is … Continue reading

12/31/2015 · 2 Comments

Sommarnattens Leende (1955)

Sweden 108m, B&W Director: Ingmar Bergman; Cast: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bibi Andersson Remade as A Midsummer Night’s Sex Comedy (1982), Smiles of a … Continue reading

12/30/2015 · 2 Comments

New Blog Feature for 2016

As my viewing of the 1001 list nears completion, I have added a few new projects, including films that were awarded the Photoplay Medal of Honour, which I learned about through my … Continue reading

12/30/2015 · Leave a comment