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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AMC: ‘Myra Breckinridge Backstory (2001) ‘The Making of a Legendary Comedy’

Source:AMC– Part of the cast for Myra Breckinridge. Source:The Daily Review “This making of special aired in 2001. This making of special aired in 2001. Don’t watch this if you haven’t seen the movie. It gives the whole storyline away. … 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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Marilyn Monroe Video Archives: Monkey Business 1952 Trailer: When Grownups Act Like Children

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I’ve actually seen three Marilyn Monroe movies in the last week where Marilyn wasn’t the cutest gorgeous sexy women in the movie. I’m still somewhat in shocked by … Continue reading

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John Farrow: Unholy Wife (1957) Starring Diana Dors & Rod Steiger

Source:IMDB– “Half angel, half devil” is the perfect way to describe Diana Dors character. Source:The New Democrat “A gold-digger floozy marries a wealthy wine producer but she secretly takes a young lover with whom she conspires to murder her husband … Continue reading

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The Best Favorites: Planes Trains & Automobiles Trailer: The Classic Just Trying to Get Home For The Holidays Movie

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat Plains Trains and Automobiles is kind of personal to me, because it reminds me of a guy I grew up with. If he were to ever read this post would probably … Continue reading

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