Post Tagged with: "february classics"

by / on February 26, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: CONDEMNED TO LIVE

Condemned to Live is in many ways a typical film from the early days of Hollywood. The acting is quite exaggerated, still using that theatrical presence and projection to sell the scene to the back of the house. The sets […]

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by / on February 25, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Features

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: WHEN THERE IS NO CHARACTER

I thought it was important to end February Classics month at Man I Love Films, by watching a heralded classic film I had never seen before. I choose 2001: A Space Odyssey, with the expectations that it would be long, and […]

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by / on February 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

A CLASSIC FRANCHISE

Did you know that I have a real problem with franchises? No? Well, I do. A real problem. The MCU, the DC universe, the constant reboots and sequels, the constant attempts to turn ANY film – and that includes Gone […]

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by / on February 23, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

Today’s installment of the Stream marks my last entry into Man, I Love Films February Classics series. Fresh off the heels of the Oscars I opted to end with a more contemporary classic than one might expect with 1991’s The […]

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by / on February 20, 2015 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, Lists

GAMBLING THROUGHOUT THE ERAS – TOP FILM CHARACTERS

By Josh Robinson: This month, we are honoring the classics here at MAN, I LOVE FILMS. From discussions about what makes a classic film just that to which classic characters keep us coming back for more and everything in between. […]

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by / on February 18, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: CLASSIC HITCHCOCK

It wouldn’t be a Classics Month without characters helmed by Alfred Hitchcock (as Lauren also discussed this week). With four films on American Film Institute’s 100 Movies, Hitchcock is not just the master of suspense; he’s also a master of […]

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by / on February 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHAT MAKES A CLASSIC?

Ever since we started this Classics discussion on Man, I Love Films, I’ve been trying to decide what I think really makes a Xlassic. It is time period? Director? Actors? Is it how iconic or influential the film is, or […]

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by / on February 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in DVD Reviews, Reviews

PANNING THE STREAM: THE APARTMENT

We’re halfway through the month, but February Classics continues until the end. Keeping with our theme and with my desire to watch more Oscar winners, I’ve opted to watch whatever Academy heavy hitters I can pan from the stream. So […]

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by / on February 15, 2015 at 10:39 am / in Reviews, Vintage Vault

FEBRUARY CLASSICS: LAURA

Note: In honor of Classics month here at Man, I Love Films, I’ll be posting a weekly review of a classic film every Saturday. They’ll all be first-time viewings, and the plan is to give you both my reaction to the movie […]

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by / on February 12, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Horror Thursday, Reviews

HORROR THURSDAY: HORROR EXPRESS

Imagine if Agatha Christie wrote a horror mystery. What elements would appear in the story? If set on a train, surely there would be an international cast of unexpected traveling companions with various expertise on board. There’d be some kind […]

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