Tag Archives: RKO

Nicholas Ray Goes Home

Nicholas Ray made an appearance at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night. At least, according to his widow. “I brought you Nick tonight, because I figured he could probably speak better about this film than anybody else,” Susan … Continue reading

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Screening Report: The 1933 Pre-Code Festival

On a recent Friday night, I struggled to find an empty seat at Film Forum, the Downtown Manhattan movie mecca where I spend most of my free time and discretionary dollars. Sold out shows are not uncommon at the cinema, … Continue reading

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THE AGE OF CONSENT (1932) from Warner Archive: Pre-Code Passion At Its Most Lustful

People in old movies don’t seem to know how to kiss. Without a doubt, there are plenty of iconic lip locks from the films of the 1930s and ‘40s, often accompanied by lush orchestrations that infer burning passion. But characters … Continue reading

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