Tag: Classic Hollywood

Kim’s Picks: TCMFF 2019

I’ve made no secret of my love of all things classic cinema. In fact, I’m truly surprised that last year was my first time at the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. As I told our own Kristen Lopez (the Dame responsible for getting me there), “I’ve found my […]

Feminist Friday: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Sitting down to think about Sunset Boulevard, the movie all at once seems inherently complicated when considering questions of feminism and gender relations. Billy Wilder’s critique of mid-century Hollywood all-at once crafts fascinating female characters and fascinating questions exist. Is it the film asking these questions? Or is […]

Feminist Friday: Hatari

In today’s installment of Feminist Friday, we’re tackling “The Duke” himself, John Wayne. The legendary actor has a long string of movies spanning 40 years, building himself a solid (and unchanging) star persona. John Wayne is John Wayne. In his 1962 film, Hatari, Wayne combines with Howard Hawks […]