The August Marquee: Time Travel

Throughout the month of August we'll be looking at films centered around the concept of time travel in a variety of ways: Time After Time (1979) Back to the Future (1985) Groundhog Day (1993) Tenet (2020) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth, here is… Continue reading The August Marquee: Time Travel

The July Marquee: Otto Preminger

Throughout the month of July we'll be looking at the works of Golden Age director, Otto Preminger through some of his most notable films: Laura (1944) Bonjour Tristesse (1958) Anatomy of a Murder (1959) Bunny Lake is Missing (1965) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films… Continue reading The July Marquee: Otto Preminger

The June Marquee: Abbas Kiarostami

Throughout the month of June we'll be looking at the renowned Iranian director, Abbas Kiarostami and his overlapping thematic trilogies the "Koker Trilogy" and the "Precious Life Trilogy": Where Is the Friend's House? (1987) And Life Goes On (or Life, and Nothing More) (1992) Through the Olive Trees (1994) Taste of Cherry (1997) (Click on… Continue reading The June Marquee: Abbas Kiarostami

The May Marquee: How to Train Your Dragon

Throughout the month of May we'll be looking at the recent animated film trilogy, How to Train Your Dragon: How to Train Your Dragon (2010) How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014) How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (2019) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing… Continue reading The May Marquee: How to Train Your Dragon

The April Marquee: Laurence Olivier

Throughout the month of April we'll be looking at the career of the legendary actor Laurence Olivier through his powerful representations of some of literature's greatest characters: Wuthering Heights (1939) Rebecca (1940) Richard III (1955) Marathon Man (1976) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth,… Continue reading The April Marquee: Laurence Olivier

The March Marquee: John Woo

Throughout the month of March we'll be looking at the films, foreign and domestic, made under director John Woo's singular vision: The Killer (1989)Watch Hard Boiled (1992)Watch Face/Off (1997) Red Cliff (2008) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth, here is an extended watching list… Continue reading The March Marquee: John Woo

The February Marquee: Gangsters

Throughout the month of February we'll be looking at the gangster genre as it has evolved over time in American cinema: Scarface (1932) Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) Scarface (1983) Goodfellas (1990) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth, here is an extended watching list… Continue reading The February Marquee: Gangsters

The January Marquee: Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers

Throughout the month of January we'll be looking at the charming performances of the classic dancing duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers: The Gay Divorcee (1934) Shall We Dance (1937) The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth, here is an… Continue reading The January Marquee: Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers

The December Marquee: William Wyler

Throughout the month of December we'll be looking at the delightful and timeless films of Golden Age director William Wyler (not to be confused with Billy Wilder): The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Roman Holiday (1953) Ben-Hur (1959) The Collector (1965) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be… Continue reading The December Marquee: William Wyler

The November Marquee: Billy Wilder

Throughout the month of November we'll be looking at the delightful and timeless films of Golden Age director Billy Wilder (not to be confused with William Wyler): Sunset Boulevard (1950) Stalag 17 (1953) Sabrina (1954) The Apartment (1960) (Click on a poster to watch a trailer) And although we won't be discussing these films in-depth,… Continue reading The November Marquee: Billy Wilder