Category: Cinematic Century

1948 – Rope

  Folks, now that we’ve reached the late-40s here on the Cinematic Century, you’re going to have to get ready to talk about Alfred Hitchcock all the damn time. I love Hitchcock’s films. The man is very problematic, but the films he created are some of the finest […]

1946 – The Big Sleep

  Oh, look. Another installment of my Cinematic Century list and another classic noir. I’m nothing if not consistent. And we’re going to be talking about a pretty huge figure in the world of noir today to boot. Good old Humphrey Bogart. Now, I would say that Bogart’s […]

1944 – Double Indemnity

  I’ve mentioned this a whole lot here on the site, but one of my all-time favorite genres of storytelling is noir. It’s a fairly broad genre that generally gets used to describe most types of crime stories, but it’s also one that can become very granular, describing […]

1943 – Shadow of a Doubt

I’ve mentioned this before during the run of this Cinematic Century project, but this whole thing began with me realizing I’d seen a shocking amount of movies from most of the years of the Twentieth Century. I’d found that I’d seen at least one film from 1920 to […]