Tag Archives: John Wayne

Half-Time at “The Complete Howard Hawks”

I had to wear a sweater today, and I’m not happy about it. But, just like a loyal friend who cheers you up when you’re feelin’ blue, the Museum of the Moving Image is extending my warm weather moviegoing mania … Continue reading

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New Book About John Ford Avoids Easy Answers

Forty years after his death John Ford remains an enigma. In his new book Three Bad Men: John Ford, John Wayne, Ward Bond author Scott Allen Nollen calls Ford “one of the most complex, contradictory, and downright confounding men who … Continue reading

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She Works Hard For the Money: The Columbia Pictures Pre-Code Collection on DVD from TCM

Sex sells, the old saying goes. It also employs, or at least it did in movies made before enforcement of the Motion Picture Production Code began in 1934. In the The Columbia Pictures Pre-Code Collection, a five-film DVD set from … Continue reading

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