State Like Sleep: Written and Directed by Meredith Danluck

Directed and written by Meredith Danluck, State Like Sleep centers on a young widow (played by Katherine Waterston).

Quality Street (1937): George Stevens’ Clinker, Starring Katharine Hepburn in One of her Worst Performances

The second version of James M. Barrie play, Quality Street, first filmed as a silent with Marion Davies in 1927, is one of the weakest films of Katharine Hepburn, which even she disliked.

Man in the Gray Flanel Suit (1956): Tale of White Collar Middle Class Malaise, Starring Gregory Peck

Hugely popular at the box-office, The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit was more significant as an historical and sociological phenomenon than as artistic work.

Fitzwilly (1967): Romantic Comedy, Starring Dick Van Dyke, Edith Evans, and Barbara Feldon

Delbert Mann, better known for directing melodramas, made Fitzwilly, a romantic comedy, based on Poyntz Tyler’s 1960 novel A Garden of Cucumbers, adapted for the screen by Isobel Lennart; the novel’s title refers to Isaiah 1:8.   Dick Van Dyke plays the protagonist, Claude Fitzwilliam, an unusually intelligent and educated mastermind of a butler. Fitzwilliam serves as […]

Oscar 2019: Best Foreign Language Film–9 Semi-Finalists

FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM Colombia, “Birds of Passage” Denmark, “The Guilty” Germany, “Never Look Away” Japan, “Shoplifters” Kazakhstan, “Ayka” Lebanon, “Capernaum” Mexico, “Roma” Poland, “Cold War” South Korea, “Burning”   Share this: