Posts Tagged ‘gregory peck’
How the West Was Won - featured

How the West Was Won (1962)

Epic more in aesthetics than scope, "How the West Was Won" used Cinerama to try and lure audiences back into the theaters at the close of the Golden Age.
Roman Holiday -- Featured Image

Reeling Backward: ‘Roman Holiday’

Audrey Hepburn is absolutely delightful in her screen debut.

The Purple Plain - inside

The Purple Plain (1954)

This 1954 British WWII romance/adventure contains two admirable halves that never quite mesh together.
Yellow Sky - inside

Yellow Sky (1948)

"Yellow Sky" is a solid Western, but it's even better when considered for its powerful subtext.

The Bravados - inside

The Bravados (1958)

Gregory Peck stars in 1958's "The Bravados," which might be termed a revisionist Western before there was such a thing.
Twelve O'Clock High - inside

Twelve O’Clock High (1949)

An unusual war picture for 1949, "Twelve O'Clock High" is less about aerial combat than what happens on the ground between missions.

Evil inside

Evil on the Rise

With the popularity of films like Megamind, Austin has thought of ways to retell classic films from the perspective of the villains.

White Women Take a Holiday

Every time a white woman takes a holiday she finds love. Unless you're doing it wrong.

On the Beach - inside

On the Beach (1959)

Heavy-handed and dull, "On the Beach" is more an anti-nuke lecture than a cautionary tale.