The Lost Weekend

Film Title

The Lost Weekend

Synopsis

An Alcoholic alone for a harrowing weekend.

Director

Billy Wilder

Cast

Ray Milland
Jane Wyman
Phillip Terry
Howard DaSilva
Frank Faylen
Doris Dowling

The Wet House provides a judgment-free atmosphere for drunks, but there was no such thing in the world of this ground-breaking movie that was made in 1945. Don Birnam is a part time writer and a full time, 24-carat alcoholic. For someone like Don Birnam, the judgment was EVERYWHERE, his supporting brother, to a lesser […]

Forgotten Classics: The Swimmer (1968)

Film Title

The Swimmer

Synopsis

Burt dips his wicks in multiple suburban swimming pools on a warm summer’s day

Director

Frank Perry -Sydney Pollack

Cast

Burt Lancaster
Janet Languard
Janice Rule
Charles Drake
Marge Champion

Burt Lancaster, John Cheever, suburban ennui, and one extremely tight pair of swim trunks.

KISS ME DEADLY

Film Title

Kiss Me Deadly

Synopsis

Mike Hammer picks up a desperate woman hitchhiker who is subsequently murdered

Director

Robert Aldrich

Cast

Ralph Meeker
Cloris Leachman
Albert Dekker
Paul Stewart
Mort Marshal
Strather Morton

A malicious bit of fun.