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If I had any faults, it might be the ending enforced by the code, but other than that, this is an excellent movie that I hope to see again (and finally own) soon. Read about the real Proudlock case, the inspiration for Maugham’s story, on the Victoria Institution’s website. Judge Bean loves actress Lillie Langtry, though he's never laid eyes on her person, just her pictures. No dark lipstick. Also wasn't really fond of all the Asian stereotypes, but I suppose that was the era. I love the slow subtlety of Olivia de Havilland’s character arc in The Heiress, particularly in the way she changes her voice in the progression of the film. It's like they just made the movie up as they went along, and then made up the title. William Wyler's subtle yet triumphantly confidant directing is at full…. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience: FILM Drifter Cole Harden is accused of stealing a horse and faces hanging by self-appointed Judge Roy Bean, but Harden manages to talk his way out of it by claiming to be a friend of stage star Lillie Langtry, with whom the judge is obsessed, even though he has never met her. Use the HTML below. Masterfully directed by Wyler & despite its stuffy synopsis it’s very entertaining. Make sure to leave your suggestions below, and we'll be looking forward to seeing what selection comes out on top! Join us again in a month when we attend the funerals of some complete strangers and discuss the merits of Hal Ashby’s Harold and Maude. I am currently working towards my ultimate goal of a 1001…, Ben_Macdonald 406 films 17,763 179 Edit, Complete list of the films Guillermo del Toro has recommended on twitter. Once you've finished watching this edition's selection, you can come back here and discuss in the comments. Keep yourselves in order and do your best to handle the truth! I'm glad I did. I’m really glad I watched that melodramatic garbage version from 1956 before watching this, as it allowed me to really focus on the filmmaking here. Copyright © 2016-18 Celluloid Junkies.

I can't imagine anyone else bringing a complicated character much like Leslie Crosbie to the screen that same way Bette Davis did: you're never sure whether or not she's telling the truth, but you still can't help but find her sympathetic in that same sense. What a man! For example, The Westerner is about a drifter (Cole Harden; Gary Cooper) being dragged in front of a corrupt judge (Roy Bean; Walter Brennan) and tried for the crime of stealing a horse—a crime that he didn't commit, but for which he has no proof of his innocence, and for which he has an entire town of angry citizens calling for the rope. This month we’re deep in the tropics, about to unload our six shooter into William Wyler’s 1940 film adaptation of W. Somerset Maugham’s play The Letter. Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? We’re watching something else with Montgomery Clift. […] A beautiful mix of melodrama and noir, under the careful eye of William Wyler. It’s adapted from a 1947 play which itself was an adaptation of the 1880 novel Washington Square by Henry James, and it’s a classic example of a translation achieving accomplished results for the screen. Missing films I can't locate on Letterboxd: Blonde Ambition (John Amero / Lem Amero 1981) I Like to Watch (Paul…, (Casi) todas las películas disponibles en Filmin. Bette Davis em ação, garantia de excelência! to have corn to shuck and cattle to herd and horses to...tend to?...i’m just kidding i don’t want any of that I just want to make out with gary cooper. Along with that amazing opening, this is tightly written, gorgeously shot, and incredibly acted (Gale Sondergaard with her wonderful expressions and James Stephenson), especially by Bette Davis, following up her tour de force performances in Jezebel and Dark Victory with another one. Do you love all types of movies? This list is the Letterboxd version of The Oxford History of World Cinema. (This is a random observation, but another thing I like about this film is how it doesn’t glam up its stars with heavy, 40s makeup. The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the twentieth century. All Rights Reserved. morris deserted me. This list is the Letterboxd version of The Oxford History of World Cinema. Absolutely adore the ending/final shot of this film, really puts a bow on the entire film. Also features a very thrilling fire sequence.

Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. As Judge Bean, he owns every scene he’s in and gives us one of those villains that makes you hate yourself for liking him so much. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. 1940 I’ve…. Pre-clique Walter Brennen is the anti-hero “Judge” Bean giving him a dark edge I’d never seen from Brennan before. Three escaped convicts move in on and terrorize a suburban household. Em suma, e aqui não há nenhum paradoxo: um hollywoodiano. Sigo con mis aventuras viendo Western clásicos. Excerpts from the following material has been included to enhance the listener experience: FILM The Letter (1940) dir. This review may contain spoilers. Show All… Often she really grates me, or seems too showy. I know where the beats will take me and revel in them. Of course Coop falls in love with a farmer's daughter. Jayce Fryman 18,694 films 2,868 99 Edit, This list collects every film from the Starting List that became They Shoot Pictures Don't They's 1000 Greatest Films. Came out, my soul thoroughly licked from the beating William Wyler gave it, my brain dazzled by both the film's sharp critique of the patriarchy and its humane understanding of people's knotty intentions. This podcast is non-profit and has been broadcast for educational purposes. This means the old version of…, David Blakeslee 3,764 films 626 53 Edit, Updated on 9/30/2020 - A list, arranged in order of original release, of all films associated with the Criterion Collection,…, NOTE: There is a new and improved version of this list currently being compiled. His staging and cutting also plays an important role in defining the characters and their dilemmas. So many Old Hollywood period pieces just stick with modern makeup trends with no consideration of the time period or the characters.). Anyone know where this one is streaming (US)? Enjoy!

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