In my filmmaking class, we introduce the concept of the auteur director with the films of Maurice Tourneur. The French recognized the idea of one author or creator in regard to certain films, a personality whose creative imprint is clear on multiple works. Think of a Hitchcock, Welles, Bergman, or Spielberg.
Our Top Ten Family Christmas Movies! We present these movies to you in no particular order. Choosing a favorite Christmas movie is like picking your favorite child. Ok, not really, […]
The 1940s is truly the pinnacle of the Golden Age of filmmaking. Some of the greatest directors, greatest writers, and greatest actors came together within the studio system to make […]
The 1950s ushered in a new level of film making as directors sought to create more realistic and powerful stories using some of the greatest actors in Hollywood history. These […]
The 1920s was the decade when the best silent feature films were created, only to end suddenly at the end of the decade with the advent of “talkies” in 1927. […]
Film had only been around for about a decade when the 1910s arrived. During that one decade, film transformed from moving images to true stories. Although some of these […]
Looking for something different from the typical Netflix fare? Check out this list of films from Hollywood’s Golden Age.