Category: Cinematic Century

1958 – Vertigo

    Earlier in this project I discussed a film that often gets saddled with the occasionally problematic title of “greatest film of all time.”┬áCitizen Kane┬áhas been the go to pick for this title for decades, getting everything that comes along with that title, both good and bad. […]

1956 – The Killing

  Our tour through the surprising darkness lurking under 1950’s Hollywood’s idealized surface continues this week folks. I often see this decade somewhat written off as a collection of Hollywood’s laziest and most homogenized products, which may be true, but little glimmers of brilliance can be found if […]

1954 – Rear Window

    Surprise, surprise, we’re talking about Alfred Hitchcock again this week on Cinematic Century! Spoiler alert, but during the 50’s this list is going to be absolutely dominated by Billy Wilder and Alfred Hitchcock, two of my favorite directors at the top of their game, churning out […]