Film Memories: Unforgettable Movie Theater Experiences

This Filmophilia round-table piece poses the question: What was your most memorable in-theater movie experience?  In this collaborative article, we writers of Filmophilia will narrate our personal…

Childhood Memories: Films That We Loved at 10, but Hated at 20

This Filmophilia round table piece focuses on our early experiences with film as pseudo-critics in the making, specifically: the movies that we loved as children,…

Some Like It Hot: Nobody’s Perfect (Review)
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Some Like It Hot: Nobody’s Perfect (Review)

As a rule, I don’t like comedies.  Inevitably, it seems, comedy turns into a bully.  It laughs at the stooge and when it laughs loud…

The Searchers: What it Means to Never Quit (Review)
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The Searchers: What it Means to Never Quit (Review)

Written by Frank S. Nugent from a novel by Alan LeMay and directed by John Ford, the finest there ever was when it came to…

The Night of the Hunter: Evil Wears Many Masks (Review)
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The Night of the Hunter: Evil Wears Many Masks (Review)

“A preacher with a vicious mission marries a widow in order to discover the location of 10,000 dollars her husband hid from her son.” Directed…

Black Narcissus: The House of Wind (A Review)
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Black Narcissus: The House of Wind (A Review)

“When she is selected to open a nunnery in the Himalayas, Sister Clodagh must hold the nuns together against the indifferent forces of the mountain,…

The Blob- 1958 (Review)
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The Blob- 1958 (Review)

Before Steve McQueen was being cool in movies like The Getaway and The Thomas Crown Affair (not the remakes), he was saving his own town from an…

Visiting the Classics – The Third Man (Review)
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Visiting the Classics – The Third Man (Review)

I recently decided to examine films from a list considered to be the mostest greatestest films of all time.  One that floats about in the…

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