The World of Suzie Wong is set in 1960 Hong Kong and stars William Holden and newcomer actress Nancy Kwan and directed by Richard Quine. I’m a fan of Richard Quine’s films. He directed many fine actors like Jack Lemmon, Jimmy Stewart, William Holden, Audrey Hepburn, Natalie Wood, Merle Oberon and Kim Novak,… Continue reading The World of Suzie Wong is a Pleasant Surprise and a Feast for the Eyes
During his long and storied career, Wilder had an amazing knack for making films that were not only considered film classics but also model examples of their genre. Wilder defined the film noir genre with Double Indemnity. No one tackled the subject of Hollywood the way he did when he made Sunset Boulevard. With Stalag… Continue reading Stalag 17 is a Masterpiece
Set among the decaying ruins of Hollywood’s splendour days gone by, Sunset Boulevard film is a great place to start if you are new to the film-noir genre. It’s still quite a popular film, not surprisingly it has withstood the test of time. It’s a very dark film with just the right touch of black… Continue reading Sunset Boulevard. They just don’t make them like this anymore ….
During his long and storied career, Billy Wilder had a knack for making films that were not only considered film classics but were also model examples of their genre. Wilder defined the film noir with Double Indemnity. With Sunset Boulevard he made what is considered to be the best film ever made on Hollywood. Stalag… Continue reading Reminisces of a World War 2 POW – Stalag 17 is a Unique Blend of Cynicism, Comedy, Suspense and Drama