Saturday, April 3, 2010

Michael J. Anderson's Retrospective and Older Favorites of 2009

Born to Be Bad
Silent & Classical Hollywood: All I Desire (Douglas Sirk, 1953), Bachelor Flat (Frank Tashlin, 1962), Back Street (John M. Stahl, 1932), The Blackboard Jungle (Richard Brooks, 1955), Blonde Crazy (Roy Del Ruth, 1931), The Blue Bird (Maurice Tourneur, 1918), Bombshell (Victor Fleming, 1933), Born to Be Bad (Nicholas Ray, 1950), By Candlelight (James Whale, 1933), City Streets (Rouben Mamoulian, 1931), The Cobweb (Vincente Minnelli, 1955), Crime and Punishment (Josef von Sternberg, 1935), The Devil and Daniel Webster (William Dieterle, 1941), Elmer Gantry (Richard Brooks, 1960), Female (Michael Curtiz, William Dieterle & William A. Wellman, 1933), Forbidden (Frank R. Capra, 1932), Four Daughters (Michael Curtiz, 1938), The Gunfighter (Henry King, 1950), Hallelujah, I'm a Bum! (Lewis Milestone, 1933), Home from the Hill (Vincente Minnelli, 1960), Hot Saturday (William A. Seiter, 1932), Human Desire (Fritz Lang, 1954), If Only You Could Cook (William A. Seiter, 1935), The Impatient Maiden (James Whale, 1932), The Invisible Man (James Whale, 1933), The Killer is Loose (Budd Boetticher, 1956), Lazybones (Frank Borzage, 1925), The Man I Killed (Ernst Lubitsch, 1932), Mantrap (Victor Fleming, 1926), Me and My Gal (Raoul Walsh, 1932), Meet John Doe (Frank Capra, 1941), Nightfall (Jacques Tourneur, 1957), The Old Dark House (James Whale, 1932), Other Men's Women (William A. Wellman, 1931), Party Girl (Nicholas Ray, 1958), The Petrified Forest (Archie L. Mayo, 1936), The Phenix City Story (Phil Karlson, 1955), Regeneration (Raoul Walsh, 1915), The River (Frank Borzage, 1929), The Savage Innocents (Nicholas Ray, 1960), The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (Ernst Lubitsch, 1927), Susan Slept Here (Frank Tashlin, 1954), There's Always Tomorrow (Douglas Sirk, 1956), These Three (William Wyler, 1936), Two Weeks in Another Town (Vincente Minnelli, 1962), The Unsuspected (Michael Curtiz, 1947), Western Union (Fritz Lang, 1941), Wichita (Jacques Tourneur, 1955), Wild Boys of the Road (William A. Wellman, 1933), Wild River (Elia Kazan, 1960)

Used Cars
New Hollywood: Breezy (Clint Eastwood, 1973), Bronco Billy (Clint Eastwood, 1980), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (Billy Wilder, 1970), Thief (Michael Mann, 1981), Used Cars (Robert Zemeckis, 1980)

World Cinema: L'Argent (Marcel L'Herbier, 1928), Dry Summer (Metin Erksan, 1964), Intentions of Murder (Shohei Imamura, 1964), The President (Carl Th. Dreyer, 1919), A Swedish Love Story (Roy Andersson, 1970)

Indian Cinema: The Big City (Satyajit Ray, 1963), Days and Nights in the Forest (Satyajit Ray, 1970), Guide (Vijay Anand, 1965), Kanchenjungha (Satyajit Ray, 1962), Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (Abrar Alvi, 1962)

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