Dec 25, 2010
James Wolcott's Blog
Merry Christmas, Kim Morgan
Whose originality extends even to her choice of Christmas film to treasure and ponder--Charles Laughton's The Night of the Hunter, a Christian allegory with a Jerry Lee Lewis growl.
Double Noir: Where Danger Lives
Inspired by last night's Cinema Club screening of the great early '50s crime drama The Prowler and tonight's presentation of Cry Danger at the Alamo Drafthouse Ritz , with guest presenter Eddie Muller, as well as the Paramount Theatre 's double feature of Sunset Boulevard and In a Lonely Place , I've been having my own private film noir fest here ...
Devil in disguise: Angel Face
February 22, 12:06 PM Austin Classic Movies Examiner JM Dobies "Angel eyes, that old devil sent They glow unbearably bright Need I say that my love's misspent Misspent with angel eyes tonight..." In the late '40s and early '50s, Robert Mitchum was under contract to the Howard Hughes -owned RKO-Radio Pictures, starring in a series of film noir ...