Tag: Cinematic Century

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 […]

1942 – To Be or Not To Be

  Well folks, it looks like it’s time to poke fun at Nazis again. And this time, a little more directly and forcefully. No, the film we’ll be highlighting today doesn’t feature quite as much vitriol and righteous anger for Nazi Germany as┬áThe Great Dictator┬ádid a couple weeks […]

1941 – Citizen Kane

  When I was first compiling the list that would eventually become this Cinematic Century project there were a handful of years that were shockingly difficult to come to a consensus on. For the most part things weren’t too hard, there would be a few films that I […]