Fourteen Hours (14 Hours) (1951): Hathaway Film Noir, Marking Screen Debut of Grace Kelly

Directed by vet Henry Hathaway, Fourteen Hours (aka 14 Hours) is a well executed film noir, about a New York City police officer trying to stop a despondent man from jumping to his death from the 15th floor of a hotel.

Oscar: Actors Nominated for Very Brief Roles–Maria Ouspenskaya in Dodsworth

She received her first nomination in 1936 for William Wyler’s Dodsworth, in which she practically has only one scene–albeit a very good one.

Of Fathers and Sons: Talal Derki’s Powerful Docu About Syrian Jihadist

I take pills before sleep to not have nightmares and bad dreams and wake up three or four times a night–

Oscar 2019: Bette Midler, Two-Time Oscar Nominee, to Perform

Bette Midler will perform “The Place Where Lost Things Go” from Mary Poppins Returns at the Oscar ceremonies on February 24.

Cold War Movies: 1950s

American movies in which the Cold War is either in the text, or more often, in the subtext: Quo Vadis (1951) The Thing (from Another World) (1951) High Noon (1952) Viva Zapata! (1952) The Robe (1953) Salt of the Earth (1954) On the Waterfront (1954) Them! (1954) Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) Ben-Hur (1959) […]