1940s, 4/4, Drama, Howard Hawks, Review

Only Angels Have Wings

This and Ceiling Zero would make a wonderful case study in how "original" isn't necessarily a positive quality. Only Angels Have Wings is effectively a remake of Ceiling Zero, and where the earlier film was a perfectly fine little example of quick filmmaking with a focus on a commercial airfield, the latter film takes a… Continue reading Only Angels Have Wings

Fellini, Repost

Fellini

Federico Fellini is just one of those names that dominate cinema. Along with people like Bergman, Welles, Ford, and Griffith, his impact was so large that his movies became a cornerstone of cinema's identity. His influence ended up wide and deep. Filmmakers like Scorsese and Terry Gilliam have heavy Fellini influences in their work. He's… Continue reading Fellini