The Aviator (2004)

The Aviator (2004) is a period epic that isn’t hurt by it’s technical mastery, especially rare for a biopic or historical movie of this grand a scale. UnlikeTitanic, this one has heart and soul and doesn’t feel like it’s way too long. Above all else is a masterful Oscar-nominated performance by Leonardo DiCaprio, with strong […]

The Philadelphia Story (1940)

The best thing about The Philadelphia Story (aside from the acting ensemble) is that it is that rarest of gems: a truly adult romance from Hollywood’s golden age. Although the end includes the revelation that the previous evening’s revels were innocent, it is preceded by a remarkable series of set pieces in which the terrific […]