The Films of James Dean: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

Note: This week on TMP we’re looking at James Dean’s major roles with reviews from The Complete James Dean Collection box set. Yesterday: East of Eden. Today: Rebel Without a Cause. Teen delinquency films from the ’50s seem like they’re about a dime a dozen, but Rebel Without a Cause is the only one I … More The Films of James Dean: Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: The Sundowners (1960)

Our exploration of TCM’s Greatest Classic Legends: Robert Mitchum DVD set continues with the third feature, The Sundowners. Previous reviews from this set: Angel Face | Out of the Past Film #3: The Sundowners (1960) Directed by Fred Zinnemann Written by Isobel Lennart from a novel by Jon Cleary Starring Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: The Sundowners (1960)

TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Angel Face (1952)

Some of you may remember that back in 2014, I reviewed all four of the films in TCM’s “Greatest Classic Films: Romance” DVD set. Having added a few more “Greatest Classic” DVD sets to my collection over the summer, I’ll be reviewing them in that same format. Today we begin with the first film from … More TCM Greatest Classic Legends, Robert Mitchum: Angel Face (1952)

TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Now, Voyager

Today’s review of Now, Voyager marks the end of our exploration of TCM’s Greatest Classic Films: Romance DVD set! Previous reviews: Splendor in the Grass Love in the Afternoon Mogambo Film #4: Now, Voyager (1942) Directed by Irving Rapper Written by Casey Robinson from the novel by Olive Higgins Prouty Starring Bette Davis, Paul Henreid … More TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Now, Voyager

TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Love in the Afternoon

Welcome to day two of TMP’s coverage of the TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance DVD set! As you’ll know if you saw yesterday’s review, the four films in this set are re-watches for me, and I’m reviewing them in the order in which they appear in the set. Yesterday’s film: Splendor in the Grass FILM … More TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Love in the Afternoon

TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Splendor in the Grass

Chances are, if you’re a classic film fan, you probably own at least a few of TCM’s “Greatest Classic” collections. Each containing four films, these sets are themed around a particular star or genre, with TCM curating their picks for the best of the best films fitting that theme. Today I’ll be kicking off a … More TCM’s Greatest Classic Romances: Splendor in the Grass

Reviewin’ the Box: Slapstick Encyclopedia

With the publication of the Volume 10 post last week, the Slapstick Encyclopedia project is officially finished! Here’s a wrap-up of everything we’ve covered in the past ten weeks. The Posts Volume 1: In the Beginning Volume 2: Keystone Tonight! Mack Sennett Comedies Volume 3: Sennett in the Twenties Volume 4: Funny Girls Volume 5: … More Reviewin’ the Box: Slapstick Encyclopedia