The Leopard (1963) – Luchino Visconti

The next film on the What Else to Watch list from DK Canada’s The Movie Book following my screening of Ossessione is this three hour epic starring Burt Lancaster. Lancaster plays Prince Don Fabrizio Salina, the ageing patriarch of a dying dynasty. It’s Sicily in the 1860s and political and social upheavals cause Fabrizio great…

Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) – Sergio Leone

The Great Movies – The 100 Years of Film book returns me to the western genre with this Sergio Leone epic that stars Jason Robards, Chalres Bronson, Henry Fonda and Claudia Cardinale. Playing against type, Fonda is the villain, Frank, who is working for the railroad, and trying to drive a woman, Jill McBain (Cardinale),…

The Pink Panther (1963) – Blake Edwards

  The recommendations from Le Vacances de Monsier Hulot in Great Movies – 100 Years of Film, allowed me to revisit a fun film I haven’t seen in years. Blake Edwards, Peter Sellers, David Niven, Robert Wagner…. this is a pretty good pedigree to start with, throw in the lovely Claudine Cardinale (who sadly had to have her lines…