LE DEUXIEME SOUFFLE

A Second Wind within a theme of fatalism.

SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS

Elia Kazanís Splendor in the Grass just might be the first Hollywood film to argue that virginity is the surest ticket to emotional instability

MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET (1947)

Synopsis

Miracle on 34th†Street†is a timeless Christmas classic, a much-loved black and white film about the existence of Santa Claus and Christmas miracles.

Director

George Seaton

Cast

Maureen O'Hara
John Payne
Edmund Gwenn
Gene Lockhart
Natalie Wood

Miracle on 34th Street is a timeless Christmas classic, a much-loved black and white film about the existence of Santa Claus and Christmas miracles.

ACE IN THE HOLE

Film Title

Ace In The Hole

Synopsis

A desperate big-city journalist turns ruthless as he exploits a catastrophe

Director

Billy wilder

Cast

Kirk Douglas
Jan Sterling
Robert Arthur
Porter Hall
Robert Cady
Richard Benedict
Ray Teal

If it took losing his family to the ovens of Auschwitz (including his mother) in order for Billy Wilder to see humanity so clearly…

THE THIN MAN

From the outset, it is impossible to believe that this is a film from 1934, as the characters and situations appear timeless, almost without regard for context.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Celebrate or Die!

SORRY, WRONG NUMBER

Die! Die! Die, my Darling.

LE TROU

This is usually classified as an “escape” film, but it is much more telling to classify it as a movie about problem solving.

THE QUIET MAN

Wayne huffs and puffs about the Irish countryside, piss-drunk and full of rage over not being able to throw Maureen O’Hara down on the bed and have his swaggering way with her.

THE 400 BLOWS

A documentary on Madonna’s rise through the music industry?