Rio Bravo gets the 4K Ultra HD upgrade after the film’s 4K restoration premiered earlier this year at the TCM Classic Film Festival. Working in partnership with The Film Foundation, Rio Bravo was restored and remastered by Warner Bros. Post Production Creative Services: Motion Picture Imaging and Post Production Sound. The Film Foundation, launched by Martin Scorsese in 1990, has restored more than 900 films. A small-town Texan sheriff, John T. Chance (John Wayne) arrests…"Rio Bravo Arrives On 4K Ultra HD"
One cannot write a list of the best rom-coms of all time if the list of movies does not include any films released prior to 1970. The amount of times I hear that someone refuses to watch movies from before a certain year is just mindboggling. Like why? How can anyone write about film without at least making an effort?!? If you’re especially writing about film history, you MUST make an effort to study film…"The Best Rom-Coms Ever: Watch Movies Before 1970"
Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant bring the hysterics when they team up together in the classic 1938 screwball comedy, Bringing Up Baby. Initially a flop, Bringing Up Baby‘s reputation wouldn’t change until it made its way to television. If not for the film’s initial failure, Hepburn wouldn’t take to the stage in The Philadelphia Story. As we all know, the play would become a film starring Hepburn, Grant, and James Stewart and the rest is…"Bringing Up Baby Is Still Funny Over 80 Years Later"
Gary Cooper delivers a marvelous performance as the acclaimed World War 1 hero in Sergeant York but the film is propaganda of the era. Alvin C. York’s (Gary Cooper) story was a dream for any studio executive in the 1930s. Here’s a guy who was not only a religious man but a grew up poor in Tennessee. York may have been a pacifist but conscientious objectors were required to serve. His service record includes killing…"Sergeant York: A Heroic Tale…But Propaganda"
Newspaper screwball comedy His Girl Friday, starring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell, remains one of the funniest comedy films of all time. The Morning Post editor Walter Burns (Cary Grant) learns early on that ex-wife and reporter, Hildy Johnson (Rosalind Russell), is set to marry Bruce Baldwin (Ralph Bellamy). He’s not happy about their eventual move to Albany, N.Y. Naturally, Walter does everything he can to prevent this from happening. Thus, the comedy hijinks ensue.…"His Girl Friday kicks off Rom Com Fest 2019"