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Movie Classics

Anatomy Of A Murder

Otto Preminger directs this controversial 1959 film which sees James Stewart as a small town lawyer defending Ben Gazzara, who admits to having killed the man who allegedly raped his wife. More…

Anatomy Of A Murder
Laura

In Otto Preminger’s classic film noir, a police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he’s investigating, but it’s a film that’s also bubbling with subtexts. More…

Laura
The Poseidon Adventure

Aging luxury liner SS Poseidon sets off from New York City to Athens, but it’s a New Years Eve her passengers will never forget in this classic disaster epic from 1972. More…

The Poseidon Adventure
The Towering Inferno

Screen legends Steve McQueen and Paul Newman star in this epic disaster film about a newly built San Francisco skyscraper that goes up in flames on the night of its high profile dedication ceremony. More…

The Towering Inferno
Cleopatra

For all that surrounded its production, Elizabeth Taylor’s portrayal of Cleopatra is truly fitting; nobody could have done it better than her, not then and not now More…

Cleopatra
The Shop Around The Corner

The Shop Around The Corner is set around Christmas time in pre-war Budapest where co-workers Margaret Sullavan and James Stewart just can’t seem to get along. More…

The Shop Around The Corner
Sunset Boulevard

Written and directed by Billy Wilder, Sunset Boulevard is a film that shows while Hollywood can make stars; it can just as easily destroy them – as Norma Desmond finds out. More…

Sunset Boulevard
Double Indemnity

The Code of Production, murder and execution. And that’s all before filming started on the most iconic of all the film noir classics, Double Indemnity. More…

Double Indemnity
Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Norman Buckley brings us some fascinating insights on Blake Edwards’ adaptation of Truman Capote’s novella, Breakfast At Tiffany’s, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. More…

Breakfast At Tiffany’s
La Dolce Vita

Fellini’s film is broken up into seven episodes that take place over seven nights; each episode ends in the early morning, with an unsuccessful attempt to make sense of the night before. More…

La Dolce Vita
Black Narcissus

Norman Buckley takes us back to his childhood home as he tells us about Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s Black Narcissus and the importance of place in our psychology. More…

Black Narcissus
The Titfield Thunderbolt

Originally released back in 1953, this ferroequine comedy from Ealing Studios is about a small community attempting to run their own railway to stop it from being closed down. More…

The Titfield Thunderbolt
I Confess

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Montgomery Clift stars as Fr. Logan, a priest who hears a killer’s confession but can’t break his vow of silence, even to clear his name. More…

I Confess
Kiss Me Deadly

Robert Aldrich’s classic noir, based on Mickey Spillane’s 1952 novel, features a doomed female hitchhiker and a deadly whirlpool of intrigue, revolving around a mysterious “great whatsit.” More…

Kiss Me Deadly
The Big Sleep

When we think of film noir, we immediately think of films like Howard Hawks’ The Big Sleep, with its detective and femme fatale falling for each other as a case unfolds. More…

The Big Sleep

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