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 The Haunting
The Haunting
Hi guys, I will be menulis 2 horror films and they're The Innocents and The Haunting. Both films are based on novels and I'll write a review about them right now.

The Haunting

Considering that was made in the 60's and there were no modern technologies for CGI at that time. I cinta how they use the Psychological fear that are shown in both Nell and Theo.
It is actually unclear if the house is haunted atau that Nell did it for the sake of attention, I would definitely go with the latter because Nell is mentally unstable in my opinion and that she has been looking after her ailing mother prior to...
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Below is my review of the 1939 classic, "STAGECOACH", which was directed oleh John Ford:


"STAGECOACH" (1939) Review

The tahun 1939 is regarded oleh many film critics and moviegoers as the best tahun for Hollywood films. According to them, Hollywood was at the height of its Golden Age, and this particular tahun saw the release of an unusually large number of exceptional movies, many of which have been honored as memorable classics when multitudes of other films of the era have been largely forgotten. I do not harbor the same view as these critics and moviegoers. I can only view at least a handful of...
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”AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” (1956) Review

Based upon Jules Verne’s 1873 classic novel, ”AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” is the story of a 19th century English gentleman named Phileas Fogg and his newly employed French valet, Passepartout, attempt to circumnavigate the world in eighty (80) days on a £20,000 wager set oleh his friends at the Reform Club. Produced oleh Michael Todd, the Academy Award winning film starred David Niven, Cantinflas, Shirley MacLaine and Robert Newton.

Could someone please explain how ”AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” managed to win the 1956 Best Picture Academy...
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"THE ADVENTUERS OF ROBIN HOOD" (1938) Review

Back in 1938, the adventure film ”THE ADVENTUERS OF ROBIN HOOD”, was released in theaters for the first time. For many fan and film critics, the swashbuckler is considered the definitive Errol Flynn movie. They also view his character, Sir Robin of Locksley, as the pinnacle of the Australian actor’s career.

There have been sebelumnya versions of the Robin kap, hood tale before and after. The other most famous versions are the 1922 silent film that starred Douglas Fairbanks and the 1950s TV series that starred Richard Greene. Like the other versions,...
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"EVELYN PRENTICE" (1934) Review

"EVELYN PRENTICE" marked the third collaboration between William Powell and Myrna Loy in 1934. MGM Studios first had the pair co-star with Clark Gable in the hit crime melodrama, "MANHATTAN MELODRAMA". Then the pair hit emas and became solidified as a screen team in "THE THIN MAN". Following the success of the latter, MGM paired them in a melodrama called "EVELYN PRENTICE".

William K. Howard directed this adaptation of W.E. Woodward's 1931 novel about Evelyn Prentice, the neglected wife of a successful attorney, who drifts into dangerous waters when she becomes...
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"THE SEA HAWK" (1940) Review

If anyone has ever read Rafael Sabatini’s 1915 novel, "The Sea Hawk", he atau she has clearly seen that the so-called 1940 film adaptation with the same judul . . . is not the same story. I have never read Sabatini’s novel. But I have a friend who has. And according to him, the 1924 silent film adaptation bore a closer resemblance to the novel.

In the end, it is not surprising that this 1940 adventure bore little atau no resemblance to Sabatini’s novel – aside from the main protagonist enduring a stint as slave aboard a Spanish galley. Although Warner Brothers...
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"THE PRISONER OF ZENDA" (1937) Review

I realize that many film critics and fan would agree with my suspicion that the 1930s saw a great deal of action films released to theaters. In fact, I believe there were as high number of actions films released back then as they are now. Among the type of action films that flourished during that era were swashbucklers.

One of the most famous Hollywood swashbucklers released during the 1930s was "THE PRISONER OF ZENDA", producer David O. Selznick's 1937 adaptation of Anthony Hope's 1894 novel. This tale of middle European political intrigue and identity...
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"GONE WITH THE WIND" (1939) Review

Several years ago, I had come across an artikel that provided a daftar of old classics that the penulis felt might be overrated. One of those film turned out to be the 1939 Oscar winning film, "GONE WITH THE WIND". Not only did the penulis accuse the movie of being both racist and sexist, he also claimed that the movie had not aged very well over the past seven decades.

Did I agree with the author? Well, let me put it this way. I would say that "GONE WITH THE WIND" has managed to withstand the tests of time . . . to a certain extent. As the penulis had pointed...
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 The 4 Protagonists
The 4 Protagonists
Hi guys, I had seen this film many years yang lalu and I immediately feel with the film. Especially Judy Garland's portrayal of Dorothy Gale, so here is my review on this 1939 classic.

The Film

I really cinta how the film starts of as a sepia tone, it wasn't only until Dorothy lands in Oz that it became multicolour. It was like stepping into a storybook universe that we always dream of!
I always cinta Margaret Hamilton's portrayal as the Wicked Witch of the West, I kind of feel bad when she was killed of! But, Dorothy has no choice at all.

The Songs

The song 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' has been my...
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posted by deedragongirl
 The King and I
The King and I
Hi guys, since this is my first artikel on the fan club. Here are my daftar of favourite classic film that I grew up with, ready?

1. The King and I

This famous musical was the earliest that I saw and I cinta the songs, but favourite scene was definitely the Small House of Uncle Thomas. I cinta how the setting is Thai even-though the story is American.

2. The Sound of Music

I cinta the songs and the scenery, I was in Salzburg 9 years yang lalu but did not gabung the Sound of musik tour sadly. But I hope to go in the future! Initially, I did not know that it was base on a true story of Captain Von Trapp....
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"TOM JONES" (1963) Review

Recently, I searched my memories for any film produced outside of the United States that not only won the Academy Award for Best Picture, but I would also consider a personal favorit of mine. Only one came to mind - the 1963 movie, "TOM JONES".

"TOM JONES" turned out to be the detik non-Hollywood film that won the coveted Oscar prize. Directed oleh Tony Richardson, the movie is an adaptation of Henry Fielding's 1749 novel, "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling", about the coming-of-age and misadventures of an illegitimate young man, raised oleh a landowner in mid-18th...
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"RED-HEADED WOMAN" (1932) Review

According to Hollywood legend, at least a handful of film made during the period known as the Pre-Code Era (1929-1934) had pushed the boundaries of on-screen decency so deeply that they may have been responsible for the stringent enforcement of the Hays Code between the mid-1930s and the late 1960s. One of those film happened to be MGM's 1932 comedy called "RED-HEADED WOMAN".

Based upon Katherine Brush's 1931 novel, "RED-HEADED WOMAN" told the story of Lilian "Lil" Andrews, a young secretary at the Legendre Company who uses sex to advance her position there...
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"WUTHERING HEIGHTS" (1939) Review

Considering the popularity of the Brontë sisters, it is not surprising that there have been considerable movie, stage and televisi adaptations of their novels. I discovered there have been at least fifteen (15) adaptations of Emily Brontë's 1847 novel, "Wuthering Heights".

I might as well be frank . . . I am not a major fan of the novel. I never have been. I do not dislike it, but I have always preferred the famous novels of the author's two sisters - namely "Jane Eyre" (1847) oleh charlotte Brontë and Anne Brontë's 1848 novel, "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall"....
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audrey hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
One of the best aktris to come out of the 50s and 60s is easily Audrey Hepburn: she had style, she had class, she was sophisticated and always played the good girls (with a bit of a spin). Charming and easy to get along with she was the perfect poster girl for the 50s and early 60s (when most of her notable work was done). However, she is often looked over and chalked up to being an "icon" lebih than a viable actress. However, she had some great ones, and no, they weren't just "breakfast at tiffany's" and "My Fair Lady" -- in my view the former is only 3 while the latter barely makes the...
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"THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER" (1935) Review

For years, I could never understand Hollywood's penchant for making so many films about the British Empire during the first half of the 20th century. The film industry had released films about imperial outposts under the control of other countries - like France, Spain and even the United States. But why did they film so many about British Imperialism? One of those films is the 1935 feature, "THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER".

"THE LIVES OF A BENGAL LANCER" is based upon the 1930 memoirs of a former British Army officer named Francis Yeats-Brown. But if...
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"CAPTAIN BLOOD" (1935) Review

Based upon the 1922 novel of the same name oleh Rafael Sabatini, the story of "CAPTAIN BLOOD" centered around an Irish-born physician living in an English town, who finds himself in trouble with the Court of King James II after aiding a wounded friend who had participated in the Mounmouth Rebellion of 1685. The 1935 film, released oleh Warner Brothers and First National Pictures, featured the first collaboration between stars Errol Flynn and Olivia De Havilland, and director Michael Curtiz.

When Jack Warner and studio production chief, first made plans to film Sabatini’s...
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"CALIFORNIA" (1947) Review

I am a history nut. And one of my favorit historical periods that I cinta to study is the Antebellum Era of the United States. One of my favorit topics from this period is the California emas Rush. I also cinta movies. But despite this love, I have been constantly disappointed oleh Hollywood's inability to create a first-rate movie about emas Rush.

I may have to take back my komentar about Hollywood's inability to produce a first-rate movie atau televisi production about the emas Rush. There were at least three that managed to impress me. Unfortunately, the latest film...
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"THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER" (1953) Review

Tyrone Power's career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox's puncak, atas stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. Powers still found himself in Grade A film during that particular decade. But he also seemed to appear in a growing number of standard costume melodramas.

Twentieth Century rubah, fox lent Powers to Universal Pictures to bintang in the 1953 drama called "THE MISSISSIPPI GAMBLER". Directed oleh Rudolph Maté, "THE MISSISSIPPI...
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"THIS GUN FOR HIRE" (1942) Review

In response to the success of Warner Brother's 1941 movie, "THE MALTESE FALCON", Paramount Pictures followed up with its own film noir flick with its adaptation of Graham Greene's 1936 novel, "A Gun for Sale". This film not only made Alan Ladd a star, despite receiving fourth billing; it also marked the first of his four film with co-star Veronica Lake.

Set during the early months of America's participation in World War II, the movie opened with a hitman named Raven killing a chemist and blackmailer in San Francisco. Raven's employer, a nightclub owner named...
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posted by Jill_17
Audrey Hepburn (4 May 1929(1929-05-04) – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian.

Born in Ixelles, Belgium as Audrey Kathleen Ruston, Hepburn spent her childhood chiefly in the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem, Netherlands, during the detik World War. She studied ballet in Arnhem and then moved to london in 1948, where she continued to train in ballet and worked as a photographer's model. She appeared in a handful of European films before starring in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi. Hepburn played the lead female role in Roman Holiday (1953), winning an Academy Award,...
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