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by Gary J.
October 25th, 2011, 7:08 pm
Forum: Comedies
Topic: What's Up Doc - a homage to how many?
Replies: 20
Views: 18470

Re: What's Up Doc - a homage to how many?

NICKELODEON (76) is another of Bogdanovich's valentine to the movies. I know it doesn't appeal to most movie-goers and I'll admit
that the story teeters to the brink more than once, but the atmosphere is so right that I always lose myself in the moment while viewing it.
by Gary J.
October 25th, 2011, 12:08 am
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: Stan and Ollie
Replies: 202
Views: 68459

Re: Stan and Ollie

Yes, I knew that you weren't putting down the entire film. I could tell there was a deep and abiding love for Stan & Ollie in that cold and stoney heart of yours..... (This is where I'm suppose to place one of those 'smilie faces' on the page but I just can't in all good conscience). I remember ...
by Gary J.
October 24th, 2011, 7:59 pm
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: Stan and Ollie
Replies: 202
Views: 68459

Re: Stan and Ollie

Come on! PHILLIP is hilarious for being a typical Roach silent situation comedy. Ollie plays a stuffy man about town and continually registers various forms of embarrassment over the antics of his nephew. And Stan doesn't just play a kilt-wearing Scotsman, he plays a girl crazy, skirt-chasing Scotsm...
by Gary J.
October 24th, 2011, 7:19 pm
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: *CANDIDS*
Replies: 14682
Views: 2999886

Re: *CANDIDS*

mongoII wrote:Image
Judy Garland sends a message

.........she's number one?
by Gary J.
October 23rd, 2011, 10:58 am
Forum: Dramas
Topic: A Face In The Crowd
Replies: 40
Views: 6405

Re: A Face In The Crowd

Thank you, all of you for posting new insights. I am indeed from Europe, good old Blighty in fact and I have more questions :wink: Did Kazan pick Andy Griffiths from nowhere, create a persona for television that the TV networks then picked up on or was he on TV and Kazan gave him an added twist by ...
by Gary J.
October 23rd, 2011, 10:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WHAT FILMS HAVE YOU SEEN LATELY?
Replies: 8103
Views: 502394

Re: WHAT FILMS HAVE YOU SEEN LATELY?

Because Pitt can act and Carrey can only mug...

(Sorry for answering. I'm not a lady...)
by Gary J.
October 23rd, 2011, 9:44 am
Forum: Comedies
Topic: What's Up Doc - a homage to how many?
Replies: 20
Views: 18470

Re: What's Up Doc - a homage to how many?

Peter Bogdanovich is a student of classic movies as much as anyone on this board and that movie was definitely
his Valentine to movies he loved. There was no attempt to rip off anyone. He even arranged a viewing of it
with Cary Grant to get his opinion on it.
by Gary J.
October 23rd, 2011, 9:37 am
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: *CANDIDS*
Replies: 14682
Views: 2999886

Re: *CANDIDS*

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt8/MovieJoe/silver/bronze/Platinum/000aaahaydenr-1.jpg HAYDEN RORKE (1910 - 1987) http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt8/MovieJoe/silver/bronze/Platinum/000aaagummom-1.jpg GUMMO MARX (1892 - 1977) Mongo, I don't know how you constantly post all of these photo's e...
by Gary J.
October 22nd, 2011, 11:48 am
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: Orson Welles: The Eye of a Poet
Replies: 149
Views: 76709

Re: Orson Welles: The Eye of a Poet

That reputation for profligacy stuck with him anyway. That unfounded reputation is perhaps the cruelest myth of all. He directed and wrote TOUCH OF EVIL for free. He was paid only as an actor. Is it a myth? Welles was such a capricious character that he brought most of the harm on his career upon h...
by Gary J.
October 21st, 2011, 4:43 pm
Forum: Sci-fi and Horror
Topic: Dracula
Replies: 36
Views: 26383

Re: Dracula

MichiganJ wrote: But for poor Lon Chaney, looking like a well-dressed wrestler without a hint of aggression or menace,


That's one of the best descriptions of Chaney Jr. on film. The guy always comes off so somber, so quiet.....so comatose.
by Gary J.
October 21st, 2011, 9:17 am
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: *CANDIDS*
Replies: 14682
Views: 2999886

Re: *CANDIDS*

mongoII wrote:
Image
EDNA PURVIANCE (1895 - 1958)



Here Edna looks just like her good friend Mabel Normand....
Must be a form of metamorphose.
by Gary J.
October 20th, 2011, 11:23 pm
Forum: The People of Film
Topic: *CANDIDS*
Replies: 14682
Views: 2999886

Re: *CANDIDS*

Well....Teresa Wright is taking direction from Wyler. Davis looks like she is about to declare war....
by Gary J.
October 19th, 2011, 10:27 am
Forum: Movies and Features on TCM
Topic: TCM Tribute to Nicholas Ray
Replies: 32
Views: 5329

Re: TCM Tribute to Nicholas Ray

I personally have never considered Ray to be a top tiered director. For such a small body of work, he made a lot of undistinguished films ( FLYING LEATHERNECKS , anybody). Their parts seem to be greater than their whole and many give off an arty, B-movie vibe to me ( THEY LIVE BY NIGHT , BORN TO BE ...
by Gary J.
October 17th, 2011, 10:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: WHAT FILMS HAVE YOU SEEN LATELY?
Replies: 8103
Views: 502394

Re: WHAT FILMS HAVE YOU SEEN LATELY?

The glass half-empty, half full...I thought of that Gary J. But I didn't want to be mean to Brent. So, what's your answer? Simple. Everyone. For me Brent was just a cipher as a leading man. Maybe I should clarify that a bit. In some of his programmers he made in the mid-thirties, such as FRONT PAGE...
by Gary J.
October 16th, 2011, 11:06 pm
Forum: Dramas
Topic: How Green Was My Valley
Replies: 44
Views: 29206

Re: How Green Was My Valley

I didn't know that there were any art houses showing classic films any more.... But RedRiver is right about these two films being paired. Critics have juxtaposed both of these Ford films for decades now because of their similar themes (families) and the fact that they were made within a year of each...

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