The Critical Eye: It’s Love I’m After (1937)

It’s Love I’m After, dir. Archie Mayo Starring Bette Davis, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE It’s Love I’m After instantly became one of my favorite films when I watched it for the first time four years ago. The film tells the story of an actor (Leslie Howard) who is … More The Critical Eye: It’s Love I’m After (1937)

One year, one film: 1936 – The Petrified Forest

One year, one film: 1936 The film: The Petrified Forest, dir. Archie Mayo starring Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Humphrey Bogart Rating: Recommended | Highly Recommended | MUST-SEE Bette Davis stars in The Petrified Forest as Gabrielle Maple, a young woman living in Arizona. Along with her father and grandfather, she helps run a gas station/diner on an … More One year, one film: 1936 – The Petrified Forest

Outward Bound (1930)

A note from Lindsey: I recently reviewed the later film version of this story, Between Two Worlds. I decided to watch and review both versions for comparison (and because I love both Paul Henreid and Leslie Howard). Outward Bound (1930) is a talkie based on the hit play of the same title by Sutton Vane. … More Outward Bound (1930)

Berkeley Square (1933)

Peter Standish (Leslie Howard), an American, is heading to England in 1784 to marry his cousin. He hears of a miraculous balloon crossing of the English Channel by a Frenchman, and expresses a bit of dismay over the fact that he won’t live to see all of the future’s marvelous inventions. Flash forward to 1933 … More Berkeley Square (1933)