The Shop Around The Corner

If I could name maybe one perfect movie, it might just be “The Shop Around The Corner”. Many names can be brought up on this argument, but I might just stick with this film being my answer. Not many films can capture the delicate elegance this one can capture. It’s light on its feet but […]

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Things I Saw In May

The Last Hurrah (1958)┬áJohn Ford’s film of a political boss running for re-election but is losing touch with his constituency is prime Fordian values featuring a great performance by Spencer Tracy. The film slips in usual Fordian sentimentality of nostalgia and the way things used to be, and the ending doesn’t have the emotional impact […]

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