100 American Films to Save: Mirrors (1946-1952)

You can find the introduction and index for this series here. Film Director Year Type Dragonwyck Joseph L. Mankiewicz 1946 Narrative feature Nightmare Alley Edmund Goulding 1947 Narrative feature I Remember Mama George Stevens 1948 Narrative feature “Goodbye, Miss Turlock” Edward L. Cahn 1948 Short Strange Victory Leo Hurwitz 1948 Documentary The Secret Land Orville O.… Read More 100 American Films to Save: Mirrors (1946-1952)

The Five-Movies Test or: Which Director Has Had the Best Stretch of Consecutive Feature-Length Films in English?

Steven Hyden introduced his five-albums test more than a decade ago as a third way to judge a band, short of its popularity or its critical acclaim. While this one is not meant to stand on its own—for example, he’s not sure that either Bob Dylan nor the Rolling Stones had made five great albums… Read More The Five-Movies Test or: Which Director Has Had the Best Stretch of Consecutive Feature-Length Films in English?