Natalie Wood was like looking at the sun. Just staring at her in photographs the luminosity burns out of her. Her daughter Natasha has described her as tough when necessary, […]
Oft-considered one of the greatest film noirs ever made, John Huston’s The Asphalt Jungle is a story about the perils of city life…with the added bonus of a jewel heist. John […]
In honor of Maureen O’Hara’s birthday I’m joined by mother/daughter duo Colleen and Nora Fiore as we run down our top three favorite O’Hara films.
By 1946 actor Humphrey Bogart fit into the role of detective Philip Marlowe so perfectly it might as well have been his favorite pair of shoes. Though this was Bogie’s […]
Despite the ingrained conventions of film noir some films can leave you surprised. So it is with director Phil Karlson’s Kansas City Confidential. What starts as a typical heist film […]
The liminal threshold between the 1950s and 1960s seems as distinct as to be a literal crevasse between the two decades, and the clearest divide comes through in the cinema […]
Forgive me for the delay of this month’s TCM Top 10. I was celebrating my birthday this weekend and time got away from me. TCM has a stacked September that […]