Archive for February, 2018

1957 the Bridge on the River Kwai

Posted on February 21st, 2018 by admin

1957 the Bridge on the River Kwai

In 1957, The Bridge on the River Kwai was produced and to many people’s disliking, it would turn out to be one of the most memorable movies for all time. There was so much meaning in the movie as it took the setting of WW II from 1942 to 1943 which also acted as a way to give the general public people an insight to the things that were going on in the war.

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Short Bio on Elizabeth Taylor

Posted on February 19th, 2018 by admin

Short Bio on Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor had been born on February 27, 1932 and was in London, England. Born an English child, her family was American art distributors from St. Louis, Missouri. Her father went to London to set up an art gallery while her mother was an actress on stage, but gave up that vocation when she got married.

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1972 The Godfather

Posted on February 18th, 2018 by admin

1972 The Godfather

In 1972, a great classic movie was released based upon a novel that had been written in 1969. The Godfather was the name of this movie and with the release of it thereafter, the popularity began to skyrocket. It was an American gangster movie by a man named Mario Puzo, and was then directed by a man named Francis Ford Coppola.

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Short Bio on Charlie Chaplin

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by admin

Short Bio on Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin was born on April 16, 1889, in London England. His birth name was Charles Spencer Chaplin, though he had many nicknames growing up such as Charlie, Charlot, and The Little Tramp. His father, Charles Chaplin, and his mother, Hannah Chaplin, were inducted into the music hall of fame, leading the way to his exposure even as a young boy.

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Why we need to remember Classic movies

Posted on February 15th, 2018 by admin

Why we need to remember Classic movies

There are many reasons why we need to remember classic movies. Classic movies have some of the best story lines and have opened up the doors to the great movies that we have all come to love today.

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1965 The Sound of Music

Posted on February 13th, 2018 by admin

1965 The Sound of Music

In 1965, a great classic movie, The Sound of Music, was produced in accordance to the Broadway musical that had songs written by Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers.

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1943 Casablanca review

Posted on February 12th, 2018 by admin

1943 Casablanca review

The classic movie, Casablanca, was released in 1943 when it rapidly gained popularity as one of the best movies of its time. The movie of Casablanca was set out to be one of the most organized films in the world, though even some Hollywood producers still claim that it was a total train wreck.

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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Posted on February 10th, 2018 by admin

To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

Rarely does it ever happen that movies are made that are very simple in expression but possess monumental appeals and significant life lessons in a style only of the kind of their own that, we can’t expect even. This fact is truthfully exemplified in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Singin’ in the Rain 1952

Posted on February 9th, 2018 by admin

Singin’ in the Rain 1952

That’s the basis of one of the best movies about old Hollywood of all times: “Singin’ in the Rain”. The film is one of the classics it is because of the marvelous direction of Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, two men who knew a lot about musicals. The screen play is by one of the best people in the business, Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

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Ben-Hur 1959

Posted on February 8th, 2018 by admin

Ben-Hur 1959

Charlton Heston is well-cast as Ben-Hur, a role that plays right to his strengths. The strained relations between Ben-Hur and Messala provide one set of themes for the story, as well as driving much of the action. Heston handles his end of it pretty well, although Stephen Boyd could have been a little less static in his portrayal of Messala.

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