My Darling Clementine (U) | Home Ents Review
Aug17

My Darling Clementine (U) | Home Ents Review

Dir. John Ford, US, 1946, 97 mins Cast: Henry Fonda, Victor Mature, Linda Darnell, Walter Brennan It’s odd that a film that is itself nostalgic for simpler times now evokes nostalgia among those of my generation for rainy weekends in the 1970s, when classics like this filled the relatively limited airwaves. Back then it was enough to watch and enjoy them, but the appreciation they nurtured now demands more. Western marshal...

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A Letter to Three Wives (U) | Home Ents Review
Jun28

A Letter to Three Wives (U) | Home Ents Review

Dir. Joseph L. Mankiewicz, US, 1949, 103 mins Cast: Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz is best known for the 1950 enduring classic All About Eve, a cynical satire of fame and narcissism in Hollywood. Less biting but equally delightful, Mankiewicz wrote and directed A Letter to Three Wives the previous year, focusing again on the plights of insecure women treading water in a man’s...

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