Casablanca: The Greatest Film Ever Made on 4K Ultra HD

Casablanca, the greatest film ever made, finally makes its arrival on 4K Ultra HD in honor of the film’s 80th anniversary in November. The 4K UHD upgrade is thanks to a 2022 4K 16bit film scan of the best-surviving nitrate film elements. Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging meticulously handles the restoration and remastering process. Let me tell you right now that this film is certainly as beautiful as it has ever been. The film’s bonus…

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The African Queen: One Of The Best Films Of All Time

The African Queen may have earned Humphrey Bogart his only Oscar for Best Actor but this adventure film is one of the best films ever made. Bogart teams up with Katharine Hepburn in the adaptation of C.S. Forester’s 1935 novel. After celebrating Summer Under The Stars in August, TCM is devoting Thursday nights September to Bogie. In another universe, it’s possible that George Raft would have done High Sierra and The Maltese Falcon for John…

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High Sierra: Film Noir Joins The Criterion Collection

High Sierra, which made Humphrey Bogart a leading man and enabled John Huston to transition to directing, joins The Criterion Collection. This film was pivotal for helping both Humphrey Bogart and John Huston to advance in their careers. The two were friends and drinking partners. Prior to High Sierra, Bogart was a mere supporting player. Because of this, Bogart had to fight Raoul Walsh for the role. Walsh wanted someone like George Raft or Paul…

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Sabrina: Billy Wilder Classic Still Has It

Sabrina may not be in the top tier level of Billy Wilder’s filmography but the romantic comedy teams three of the biggest stars of the era. Sabrina Fairchild (Audrey Hepburn) is the daughter of Larrabee family chauffeur, Thomas Fairchild (John Williams).  Because of his job, the two of them live right above the mansion’s garage.  She has a crush on David Larrabee (William Holden), the playboy of the family.  Upset with this, the film becomes…

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Casablanca: One of the Greatest Films Ever Made

Almost 80 years after Warner Bros. released the film in theaters, Casablanca remains one of the greatest films of all time. Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman put in performances that would also define both of their careers. It was a match made in heaven in casting the film. A love story that was also doomed from the very beginning. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who remains neutral, runs Rick’s Café Americain. It’s December 1941 and this…

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