Harvey

Harvey US (1950) Dir. Henry Koster Time for ol’ MIB to strike another classic film of his never-ending “To Watch” list, in the form of this quirky comedy from 1950, originally a Pulitzer Prize winning Broadway play written by Mary Chase, who also adapted her work into the screenplay for this cinematic outing. Elwood P. … Continue reading Harvey

Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte US (1964) Dir. Robert Aldrich Following the surprise success of Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? in 1962 the immediate reaction was to capitalise with a second film featuring the feuding screen titans Joan Crawford and Bette Davis. It didn’t quite work out that way but this Southern gothic thriller is still seen … Continue reading Hush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner US (1967) Dir. Stanley Kramer Time to tick another lauded classic off the watch list, this time it is the bold, interracially themed comedy drama that also proved to be the final film of the legendary Spencer Tracy. Joanna Drayton (Katharine Houghton) returns home unannounced from a holiday in Hawaii, … Continue reading Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner

I Married A Witch

I Married A Witch US (1942) Dir. René Clair In 1672 in Puritan Salem, witches Jennifer (Veronica Lake) and her father Daniel (Cecil Kellaway), are burned at the stake after being denounced by Jonathan Wooley (Fredric March). Just before she goes, Jennifer places a curse of the future generations of Wooley males so that they … Continue reading I Married A Witch