The Philadelphia Story – 1940

The 1940s offered up some of the best talent in film history. From leading men to starlets to man-candy, this period in cinematic history should be considered the golden age. Cary Grant, Katherine Hepburn, and Jimmy Stewart are three of this era’s greatest talents and they play a hilarious love triangle in this classic comedy. […]

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Singin’ in the Rain – 1952

To call Singin’ in the Rain a classic would be an understatement. This film is still held up as the quintessential musical and more significantly, it’s the best film about show business. It is also one of the few examples where the film was written around the songs, so confident they were that the songs […]

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Unforgiven – 1992

Clint Eastwood is one of the rare individuals that falls into the category of great actor and great director. Unforgiven may not be Eastwood’s best directed film and it may not be his best acted film, but it is the best marriage between the two. It is here that Eastwood most easily directs himself and […]

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The Sting – 1973

Paul Newman and Robert Redford are two of the finest actors ever, and they are rarely finer than when they appear together. One of the their finest and the finest overall is The Sting. The film follows a pair of con men who set out to con a crime lord out of an obscene amount […]

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All About Eve – 1950

Bette Davis is an exquisite actress, but the true star of All About Eve has to be the incredible Anne Baxter. The film follows aging actress Margo Channing (Davis) who takes a young up-and-comer named Eve Harrington (Baxter) under her wing. The film explores how threatened Margo feels when the younger Eve begins her ascent […]

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Rebecca – 1940

Winner of Best Picture almost 80 years ago, this Hitchcock film is one of his best and is arguably the one that gained him international recognition. The film follows a young woman (Joan Fontaine) who meets and marries Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier), a rich widower who is seeking companionship following the recent death of […]

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