Charade (1963)

Charade (1963) – Stanley Donen’s Charade has been called “the best Hitchcock movie that he never made.” (For the record, I disagree and would nominate Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Les diaboliques instead.) Still though, there is a certain Hitchcockian feel to certain aspects of the story. Audrey Hepburn plays Reggie, a recent widow. She returns from a … 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