Category Archives: Books

My Anniversary Gift to You

Over the past three years I’ve written more than 200 articles, reviews, and essays for this site and others. I’ve had a lot of fun and made a lot of money (just kidding), but the best part of the process has … 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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Review: Beyond CASABLANCA: 100 Classic Movies Worth Watching by Jennifer C. Garlen

This is my biggest frustration as a classic film fan: no matter how many old movies I watch, there will always be hundreds (thousands?) more I haven’t seen. Unless I buy every pre-1960 DVD ever released and lock myself in … Continue reading

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