The rarer the film, the more precious a single screening can be. Blogger Grant Douglas Bromley writes about a nearly lost cinematic treasure that’s been shown just once in the last 50 years.
“There are fierce powers at work in the world, boys. Good, evil, poor luck, best luck. As men, we’ve got to take advantage where we can.”
Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls (1995) is a film with a reputation befitting a place like Las Vegas, yet beyond the glitz and glam is a film with substance and craftsmanship of the highest quality.
“The world is full of nastiness, but if we stand by each other it would be ousted.”
On this episode, we are adding Pee Wee’s Big Adventure to our chart, and we have special guest: film & music video director, and film composer Jason Kupfer on the show!
We count down the 10 costliest box office bombs. How many did you see in theaters?
“It’s *not* me! Why does everyone always think it’s personal?”
MY COUSIN RACHEL is passably pretty, but lacks character or intrigue.
A new month is here, which means new TCM programming – in June, that’s Gay Hollywood, Audrey Hepburn, European Getaways, and nearly 50 movies to see before you die.
Post-war disillusionment is going strong in a year full of noir, but escapism remains to balance out Flickchart’s Top 10 of 1947!