12 Angry Men (1957)

12 Angry Men (1957) – For decades upon decades we have seen courtroom drama after courtroom drama. There’s something compelling about our justice system (well… in movies anyway). Coutnless movies and even more TV shows have taken us into the courtroom to watch lawyers do their thing to defend or prosecute some defendant (or in … Continue reading

A Face in the Crowd (1957)

A Face in the Crowd (1957) — Every now and then you watch a movie from way back when (1957 in this case) and it’s staggering just how prophetic it turns out to be. It’s also shocking to see someone as lovably wholesome as Andy Griffith playing very much against type (though since this was … Continue reading