Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: old movies

The 39 Steps (1935)

Laden with suspense, subtle romance, and stifling sexual tension, Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps follows Richard Hannay (Robert Donat) on his quest to clear...

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...

Pretty Woman (1990)

From the outset, Garry Marshall’s Pretty Woman seems like a superficial film with stereotypical “chick-flick” characters. If you find yourself on the back of...

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...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

University students often feel frustrated trying to remain sane under the burgeoning stress of academia. As we try to balance school, work, extracurricular activities,...

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...

The Grapes of Wrath (1940)

In 1940, John Ford would add The Grapes of Wrath to his filmography. The film is an adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel in...

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...

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...

Risky Business (1983)

After watching the latest installment in the Mission Impossible series, I decided to spend the remainder of my summer watching almost everything that starred...

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