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Screen Gems-Five Criminally Underseen Postwar Foreign Films

  A post on this site from December 2013 was entitled “5 of the Best Unknown (Or Lesser-Known) Foreign Films of the 1950’s.” The reason that decade in particular was highlighted was because of the emergence of some of the greatest filmmakers of … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain: The Three C’s (Part 2)

As mentioned in my last post, this continues a discussion of top talent ‘behind the curtain’ which brings to life the vivid imagery living in our memories of movies we love, particularly during Hollywood’s Golden Age. As was also highlighted, each type will fall under the … Continue reading

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Behind the Curtain: The Three C’s (Part 1)

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.” So goes a famous line from the beloved classic “The Wizard of Oz”.  As you may remember, this was said to force attention to be given to a projected image of “the great and powerful Oz” … Continue reading

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Crown Jewels-5 of the Best Underseen British Films of the Golden Age

The 1930’s through the early 1960’s is considered the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking and rightly so. However, for movies coming out of Great Britain during that same period, not so much. It must be said, though, that this would be a … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 4: The Masterworks

<a As mentioned in my last post, this is the final one in the series on the 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960, in my opinion the best period in moviemaking history as stated in my first post on the … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 3: The Next Level

This post will now present Part 3 of the 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960, what I consider the best period of moviemaking in history as stated in a previous post. This listing is what I call The Next Level, … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Movies Made Between 1946-1960-Part 1: Sleepers

As stated in my last post, I would now like to present what I consider the 100 best movies made between 1946-1960, what I also consider to be the best period of moviemaking in history for the reasons stated in … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why 1946-1960 Was The Best Period In Moviemaking History

With the title of this particular post stating what it does I’m sure I’m sure to be in a minority, but let me tell you the basis for it: Some time back, George Clooney was quoted in an interview with … Continue reading

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Not-So-Stiff Upper Lip:Ten Visually Arresting British Films

In October of 2010, British director Danny Boyle, Oscar winner for directing “Slumdog Millionaire”, was quoted as saying this: “I remember always being disappointed that British films weren’t that visual. They were a bit boring and I always find that … Continue reading

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