The Wrong Man (1956)

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by Maxwell Anderson and Angus MacPhail Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle, Harold J. Stone, Charles Cooper Trivia: The Wrong Man is the only Alfred Hitchcock film where he appears in the prologue and actually introduces his own film, much in the style of his introductions for Alfred Hitchcock […]

The Death of Stalin (2017)

Directed by Armano Iannucci Written by Armando Iannucci, David Schneider, Ian Martin, Peter Fellows Starring: Steve Buscemi, Simon Russell Beale, Jeffrey Tambor, Andrea Riseborough, Rupert Friend, Michael Palin The Death of Stalin combines Seinfeld style hijinks, Godfather level intrigue, and soul crushing historical tragedy. Josef Stalin died in 1953 and the film chronicles the power struggle among the Central Committee of the […]

The Bold Ones: The Senator, “Power Play”

Directed by Jerrold Freedman Written by Ernest Kinoy Airdate: November 1, 1970 The aptly titled episode “Power Play” explores questions that always predominate in American politics, asking questions that are still relevant. How much does a representative owe to their base? When should a politician risk upsetting their base? As the 1970s beckoned, the political […]