Favorite things about… Foreign Correspondent (1940)

The favorite film: Foreign Correspondent, a 1940 thriller directed by none other than the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock The synopsis: When John Jones is chosen by his editor Mr. Powers to become a foreign correspondent, his first assignment is to cover an event held by Stephen Fisher to honor a Dutch diplomat, Van Meer. … More Favorite things about… Foreign Correspondent (1940)

Hysteria (1965)

“I was born four months ago, by the side of a road. Anything that went before happened to somebody else.” Chris Smith (Robert Webber) is an American man recovering in an English hospital after a car accident. His name isn’t actually Chris Smith at all. So awful were his injuries that he lost his memory, … More Hysteria (1965)

Julie (1956)

Julie (Doris Day) and Lyle (Louis Jourdan) are newlyweds, but their honeymoon hasn’t exactly been happy. Lyle has been acting jealous and strange. Julie was married once before, the marriage only ending due to her husband’s unexpected death. As Lyle’s behavior becomes more erratic, Julie starts to believe her friend Cliff (Barry Sullivan) may be … More Julie (1956)

Favorite things about… Cat People (1942)

What better to celebrate as October’s “Favorite Things” film than a genuine horror classic? Today also happens to be my wonderful sister’s birthday, and since there’s nothing in the world she loves more than her cats, I’ve chosen a special feline-centric film in her honor: 1942’s Cat People! The favorite film: Cat People, a 1942 … More Favorite things about… Cat People (1942)

The Fallen Idol (1948)

Phillipe (Bobby Henrey) is an innocent but slightly mischievous young man. His father is a French ambassador, and his mother has been away from home for many years, hospitalized. Phillippe barely remembers her, in fact. With both of his parents being distant absentees, Phillipe spends much of his time with Baines (Ralph Richardson), the family … More The Fallen Idol (1948)