Shanghai Express (1932) – Josef von Sternberg

  The next entry in the Romance and Melodrama category for my viewing of The Blue Angel from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book is this very enjoyable film, that again features von Sterberg directing, and Marlene Dietrich starring. The film follows a collection of passengers aboard the Shanghia Express, amongst them,…

My Man Godfrey (1936) – Gregory La Cava

  William Powell is in top form as a hobo turned butler, Godfrey, in this classic film that serves as the first recommendation for The Rules of the Game from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. This one is a much more delightful romp than Rules of the Game, though it also…

The Mark of Zorro (1940) – Rouben Mamoulian

The 101 Action Movies brings is a rip-roaring adventure starring Tyrone Power as Don Diego Vera and his alter-ego Zorro! This film relaunched the character of his previous on-screen appearance after Douglas Fairbanks had essayed the character in the silent era. I have to say, Zorro is a pretty cool character, and he’s like the…