Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: classic movies

Le Samouraï (1967)

The opening scene of Le Samouraï immediately establishes a bleak Parisian setting. The opening credits fade in and out, superimposed on the scene of...

Sabrina (1954)

Directed by Billy Wilder, Sabrina is a 1954 romantic comedy that tells the story of Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn), daughter of Thomas Fairchild (John...

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Since its debut in 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show has remained a cultural phenomenon. This cult classic contains forward sexual content, as it’s...

My Fair Lady (1964)

My decision to watch My Fair Lady is partly owing to Audrey Hepburn. While I knew she was an iconic British actress, I had...

Back to the Future (1985)

As Michael J. Fox’s career-launching movie and one that will keep you in the loop of pop culture references like “make like a tree”,...

Rocky through the years

Rocky Balboa. “The Italian Stallion.” Anything you call him is a name of legend. It has been 40 years since Sylvester Stallone, an underdog...

A Clockwork Orange (1971)

A glass of milk, Beethoven, and a little bit of the old ultraviolence—A Clockwork Orange (1971) is the perfect film for those with sick...

The Extraordinary Adventures of Mr. West in the Land of the...

There is something deeply ironic about every propaganda film. Whether or not you agree with its agenda, its bias remains so blinding that the...

The Great Gatsby (1974)

What happens when you take Kanye West, Fergie, and Baz Luhrmann and throw them out of 2013’s The Great Gatsby? You get what Francis...

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

Singin’ in the Rain is the classic musical that brought you Gene Kelly’s infamous tap dancing routine on a sound stage and that really...

Clueless (1995)

There’s only one name that comes to mind when the word “fabulous” comes up in conversation—and that’s Cher Horowitz. Clueless, an adaption of Jane Austen’s...

12 Angry Men (1957)

When Reginald Rose’s 12 Angry Men premiered in 1957, I have to wonder what our predecessors thought. Back then, people did not fear homosexuality—they...

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