A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) – Stage to screen adaptations can be tricky. Enough of them are great that there’s no cause to automatically be skeptical going into one, but there are also more than a few that hit the mark. When you factor in the fact that Tennessee Williams often wrote about homosexuality and … Continue reading

Fright Night (1985 & 2011)

This article was originall published on 12ftdwende.com on 19 August 2011 I think remakes get a bad rap. It’s true that the sheer volume of remakes out there indicate a lack of originality in the film industry (or, more aptly, a lack of will to finance originality), but they’re not all bad. Three movies were … Continue reading

The African Queen (1951)

The African Queen (1951) — So some parts of this movie seemed a little dated but overall I enjoyed the hell out of it.  Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn are both great and are especially great together.  This is a perfect example of why old people always complain “they don’t make them like they used … Continue reading