Enough Said (2013) – Nicole Holofcenter (Mikhail Karadimov)

Originally Posted at betweenframes.net. Come check out other reviews written by Mikhail Karadimov. It’s odd to see the late-great James Gandolfini’s large, meaty hands—so endearingly referred to as “paddles” by … Continue reading Enough Said (2013) – Nicole Holofcenter (Mikhail Karadimov)

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) – Frank Capra (Eric Norcross)

A guardian angel gives a desperate businessman a peek at what the world would be like if he had never lived.

Santa Fe Trail (1940) – Michael Curtiz (Niall McArdle)

Beware the Warner Brothers film that bounds and bounces over history as jauntily as Errol Flynn buckled his swash. The 1940 horse opera ‘Santa Fe Trail’, directed by Michael Curtiz, … Continue reading Santa Fe Trail (1940) – Michael Curtiz (Niall McArdle)

Casablanca (1942) – Michael Curtiz (Eric Norcross)

Casablanca, Morocco at the start of World War II: American expatriate and business owner Rick Blaine runs into a long lost love interest, on the run from the Nazis.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) – Blake Edwards (Niall McArdle)

For a whole generation Audrey Hepburn helped define what it was to be a single girl in the city, until the notion got redefined, first by Diane Keaton, then by … Continue reading Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961) – Blake Edwards (Niall McArdle)

Gone With The Wind (1939) Victor Fleming/George Cukor (Eric Norcross)

Dixieland, just before the American Civil War: a manipulative self-centered Southern belle has to grow up and overcome her selfish ways to survive the onslaught of disaster that surrounds her.

Un Chien Andalou (1929) – Luis Bunuel (Sight & Sound Critic Poll Series)

Top 100 position – Joint 93rd Short Summary: Un Chien Andalou is a 1929 silent surrealist short film by the Spanish director Luis Buñuel and artist Salvador Dalí.

The American (2010) – Anton Corbijn (Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: A lonely hitman hides out in an Italian village and falls in love with a prostitute.

The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934) – Alfred Hitchcock (Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: To keep a British couple from telling the police about an assassination plot, foreign spies kidnap their daughter.

The Maltese Falcon (1941) – John Huston (Guest post by Niall McArdle)

Synopsis: San Francisco private eye Sam Spade has to deal with an oddball assortment of crooks intent on getting a priceless statue.