Tag: Film

2014 – Calvary

  We’re in the home stretch folks, one last month of these Cinematic Century articles, and just a few more favorite films to discuss. And, I have to admit, 2014 is probably the biggest curve-ball I’ve thrown in a while. Lately it feels like I’ve been talking about […]

1961 – Yojimbo

  The history of film is a fascinating thing. This project has really given me an appreciation for the odd ebb and flow of film, and the strange fact that some years seem absolutely overflowing with amazing stories, while others are a little dire. The last few weeks […]

1960 – Psycho

  Well folks, it’s time for another installment of Cinematic Century, and another brutal grudge match between two of my favorite directors of all time. It’s absolutely mind-blowing that both 1959 and 1960 would feature films directed by Alfred Hitchcock and Billy Wilder, let alone having those four […]

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 […]