In late October, I ventured down to the Chicago International Film Festival to see a screening of the documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut. Anyone who knows anything about me knows that even if anything is remotely suggestive of Alfred Hitchcock, I’m there. So, of course, when I saw that an entire documentary about the Master of Suspense and […]
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Pre-opening night (November 5), I watched the 24th official James Bond installment, the fourth with Daniel Craig: Spectre. I’ve heard everything that it is the best Bond film ever (please!) to it’s the best Daniel Craig Bond film (please!) to it’s OK. Though, my opinion would fall somewhere between simply OK and making any sort […]
The fiery redhead actress got her start in films in the late 1930s, though the 40s is when she really broke into Hollywood with films like 1947’s iconic holiday film Miracle on 34th Street and 1941’s How Green Was My Valley, directed with John Ford. O’Hara’s relationship with Ford extended into the 1950s with films […]
Known most for his Broadway performances, including Captain Georg von Trapp in Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music and Tevye in The Fiddler on the Roof, Bikel’s film roles were small but memorable. He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the Tony Curtis/Sidney Poitier film The Defiant […]