The Naked Spur is an Oscar-nominated Western and the third of five Westerns and eight films directed by Mann and starring James Stewart. Screenplay nominations for Westerns were quite rare when the film was released. But sure enough, Sam Rolfe and Harold Jack Bloom’s script earned a nomination. They could have had their military history better researched but it is what it is. In any event, their work would play a tremendous role in redefining…"The Naked Spur Redefines the Western"
Singin’ in the Rain takes us back to the start of the talking picture era and the movie musical has never been more beautiful than on 4K UHD. Make no mistake that Singin’ in the Rain will go down in cinema history as the best movie musical of all-time. It is just as beautiful on 4K Ultra HD than it has ever been. The visuals and music have never looked or sounded better than in…"Singin’ in the Rain Is Beautiful On 4K Ultra HD"
Taking place at the start of the talking picture era, Singin’ in the Rain will go down in cinema history as the best movie musical of all-time. The late 1920s were an interesting time for the motion picture business. Silent pictures were all the rave but things changed when Warner Brothers premiered The Jazz Singer. Producing a movie musical about this era in time is a genius move on Arthur Freed’s part. While many executives…"Singin’ in the Rain: The Best Movie Musical"
A Foreign Affair is a romantic comedy–albeit one that falls under the category of cynical–that takes place in post-World War II Berlin. Iowa congresswoman Phoebe Frost (Jean Arthur) is a part of a committee investigating American troop morale after the war. Captain John Pringle (John Lund), a fellow Iowan) cynically woos her but he has his reasoning for doing so. He’s trying to cover up his affair with singer Erika von Schlütow (Marlene Dietrich). The…"A Foreign Affair: A Post-World War II Rom-Com"