Vincent & Theo is a 1990 biographical drama directed by Robert Altman, starring Tim Roth and Paul Rhys. The movie is an exploration of the relationship between Vincent van Gogh and his art dealer brother, Theo. Originally a four-hour mini-series for the BBC, Robert Altman and writer Julian Mitchell were able to pare it down […]
Captain Kidd (1945) is a film starring Charles Laughton, Randolph Scott, Barbara Britton, and John Carradine, directed by Rowland V. Lee, produced by Benedict Bogeaus and James Nasser, music conduced by Werner Janssen, and released by United Artists.
Yōji Kuri is a fantastic Japanese animator. Here is “Love of Kemeko”. Enjoy.
Peter Cook as the Devil, Raquel Welch as “Lust” and Dudley Moore caught in the middle as the depressed and initially suicidal Stanley Moon. 1967′s “Bedazzled” is an entertaining, existential, not to mention quintessential, far-out British comedy from the fertile minds of it’s stars. Directed and produced by Stanley Donen and written by the two […]
The Hound of the Baskervilles is a 1959 British gothic horror and mystery film, directed by Terence Fisher and produced by Hammer Film Productions. It is based on the novel of the same name by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. It stars Peter Cushing as Sherlock Holmes, Sir Christopher Lee as Sir Henry Baskerville and André […]
Here’s an unappreciated, clever little bank heist comedy you may remember from 1990. Bill Murray, Geena Davis and Randy Quaid team up in a well-conceived yet star-crossed bank robbery and get-away. Murray is at his smarmy best leading the trio in their attempt to escape the muck and mire of New York City. Jason Robards […]
Here’s an interesting art house movie spoofing the fashion world and its many excesses. This still relevant satire stars Dorothy McGowan as supermodel Polly Maggoo. She’s being followed by a French television crew who is filming an insipid TV news documentary series called “Qui êtes-vous?”. I guess some things never change, they just get worse. […]
Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner is a 1967 American drama film starring Spencer Tracy, Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn, and featuring Hepburn’s niece Katharine Houghton. The film contains a positive representation of the controversial subject of interracial marriage, which historically had been illegal in most states of the United States, and was still illegal in […]
The Ghost Train is a 1941 British film directed by Walter Forde and was based on the 1923 play of the same name written by Arnold Ridley, who much later played Private Godfrey in Dad’s Army. http://youtu.be/ZAxaXmAMnyQ