When a Star Dies, the Sky Weeps

I wrote a review for THE MISFITS (1961) about ten years ago. The film still resonates with me fifty years after its release. There was a sweetness, yet a sadness about the whole movie, and death hovered very near all who were in it. Gable, Monroe, and Clift were soon to depart. Eli Wallach was … Continue reading When a Star Dies, the Sky Weeps

TFC October Film Picks

Producers Film Picks for October 2009   DVD Choices   12 ANGRY MEN (1957) Directed by Sidney Lumet @ 96 minutes. This film stars Henry Fonda, in one of his greatest roles, supported by Lee J. Cobb, E.G. Marshall, Martin Balsam, Jack Klugman, Jack Warden, Ed Begley, and Robert Webber. Synopsis: During a murder trial … Continue reading TFC October Film Picks


Producer’s Committee Film Picks for August 2009 DVD films: THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (1971) Directed by Peter Bogdanovich @ 118 minutes. The film stars Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Ellen Burstyn, Cybill Shepherd, Eileen Brennan, Clu Gulager, Sam Bottoms, Randy Quaid, John Hillerman, and Noble Willingham. Synopsis: This is a brilliant study … Continue reading TFC FILM CHOICES FOR AUGUST 2009