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  • Gentleman's Agreement

    Gentleman's Agreement

    ★★★★½

    "Why don't some people like them?"
    "Well, I can't really explain it, Tommy."

    Perhaps the way it tackles anti-Semitism, but this is a wonderful film on the outward and inward prejudices of people. "Gentleman's Agreement" is wonderfully written, with excellent scenes throughout, expertly showing the prejudices of others towards Phil, who is pretending to be Jewish, Kathy's inward prejudice, which she isn't even aware of, the support of Dave and Anne... Wonderfully directed by Elia Kazan, the film is also…

  • Green Dolphin Street

    Green Dolphin Street

    ★★★★½

    One of the more forgotten melodramas from MGM, "Green Dolphin Street" is more than worth a second look. Beautifully melodramatic - with two sisters after the same man, with one genuinely being in love, their mother unhappy, not being able to marry who she loved, the aforementioned man's friend being in love with one of the sisters... (what more can you ask for) - wonderfully presented in gorgeous black and white, with a lavish production and beautiful costumes all around,…

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★★

    For as long as I can remember I have always loved musicals. When I was young, my very first movie was a musical. Which one it was, I sadly cannot remember, though we had several Disney movies (such as Peter Pan, Dumbo, Sleeping Beauty, Lion King, and The Jungle Book) and Charlotte's Web on VHS, and I would put those in constantly. And when I went to my grandparent's, I was able to watch either Snow White or Cinderella, as…

  • Cleopatra

    Cleopatra

    ★★★★

    Yes I am very well aware this is lost and really does not deserve a rating just based on about thirty seconds of film, but why not?