The Blue Angel (1930)

Weimar cinema isn’t my forte, but after featuring Marlene Dietrich in my inaugural July Five event, I wanted to review the movie which propelled her into international cinema.  Kino Classics apparently read my mind as they recently released Dietrich’s début, The Blue Angel, in a comprehensive two-disc Blu-ray set.  The two-disc treatment is warranted considering…

Top 10 Favorite Movies of the 1930s

I figured I’d do something a little different in today’s entry and do a list…my first of hopefully many.  I started with a list of my ten favorite movies of the 1930s.  Again, these aren’t “the best” or “must-sees” they’re my favorites.  And favorite is a loose word as I only picked movies I really…