If ever there was a beautiful tale of the little guy making a big difference, The African Queen surely fits the bill. Shot in Technicolor, this 1951 adaptation of C.S. Forester’s novel of the same name is a gorgeous adventure in duty, struggle, and love when least expected. From the beautifully lush opening to the end scene, this film is full of the visual delights found on location in Africa, where the majority of the movie was filmed.
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Even the good guys can’t be good all the time. When a priceless artifact worth a king’s ransom is on the line, nobody can be trusted. Continue reading The Maltese Falcon
When bigger doesn’t mean better, sometimes you have to hire a man to formulate the right appearance. A sports columnist is hired to build a facade for a behemoth fighter, but soon finds himself tangled up in more than just a PR campaign. Continue reading The Harder They Fall