Gone With The Wind (1939) -Victor Fleming, George Cukor and Sam Wood

  A gorgeous score by Max Steiner welcomes me to this towering four hour epic based on Margaret Mitchell’s classic (albeit incredibly racist) tale of the south. This was one I had never seen, but as I dove back into the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book, specifically the romance and melodrama section,…

Romantic Movies for Valentines Day

  So it’s Valentine’s Day. You and your sweetie have had a romantic dinner, or a nice walk (pleasant and warm even with the chill in the air), arm in arm, hand in hand, you decide to go back to the apartment and have a cuddle while watching a romantic movie that isn’t overly sappy……

It Happened One Night (1934) – Frank Capra

  Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert spark in this romantic comedy that is one of the recommendations from Great Movies – 100 Years of Film title Bringing Up Baby. Capra has crafted a delightful film, and though somethings are a little dated and down right wrong, like the insinuation that sometimes a woman just needs…

The Thin Man (1934) – W.S. Van Dyke

  Dashiell Hammett’s novel is brought to life for viewing in the first recommendation for Bringing Up Baby, in the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. This one, sadly, leaves me kind of divided. Nick (William Powell) and Nora Charles (Myrna Loy) are a highly enjoyable couple with a fun dog named Asta,…