Category: Cinematic Century

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 […]

1951 – Ace in the Hole

  We’re going to be getting shockingly topical this week on Cinematic Century, folks. It’s time to talk about Fake News! And, more specifically, how easily humanity is tricked by sensationalism. Which is always a fun topic. When I sat down to create the list that eventually became […]