Category Archives: Classic Movies

The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: ‘Why Film Critics Were Blind To The Big Lebowski’s Brilliance’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I sort of look at The Big Lebowski as a parody of hipsters as a movie that makes fun of hipsterism and sends America the message that this is what … Continue reading

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Marilyn Monroe History: AMC’s Backstory: The Making Of The Seven Year Itch

Source: Marilyn Monroe History: AMC’s Backstory: The Making Of The Seven Year Itch The Seven Year Itch is not one of my favorite movies. It’s a very good funny movie that is at least ten-years ahead of its time, but … Continue reading

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Agrimenso: Myra Breckinridge AMC Backstory 2001: The Making of a Legendary Comedy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Myra Breckinridge is one of those movies that looks better as it ages, because it was so ahead of its time. I think the makers of the film calculated wrong … Continue reading

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Bolinha Franca: The Notorious Landlady 1962- A Diplomat Falls in Love With a Murder Suspect

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Kim Novak similar to Diana Dors in The Unholy Wife is the perfect women to play a murder suspect because she’s so cute and sweet. It is hard to believe … Continue reading

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Columbia Classic’s: Video: Pushover 1954, A Good Cop Goes Bad on a Stakeout

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress “Money isn’t dirty, just people are”. One of the better lines from Pushover delivered by the great Kim Novak who was great at delivering lines because she had … Continue reading

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Classics Cinema: The Long Haul 1957- A Look at Organized Crime in The Trucking Industry

  Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Take Diana Dors who is a hot sexy baby-face goddess, perhaps the cutest Hollywood goddess of all-time and The Long Haul is still a very good movie. Because it … Continue reading

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David Lindholm: Video: The Girl Can’t Help it 1956, About a Star Who Doesn’t Want it All

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress If you are familiar with Jayne Mansfield in real-life and you are familiar with this movie, you know that Jayne essentially plays herself in this movie. Except for … Continue reading

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