Category: Selected Classics

Selected Classics: Charade (1963)

In this caper, Regina Lampert (Audrey Hepburn) and Peter Joshua¬†(Cary Grant) become intertwined in mystery and romance after meeting each other on a ski holiday in the French Alps. After returning to Paris, Lampert learns that her husband has been murdered, and that he was involved in a theft. Now Regina is being pursued by …

Continue reading

Selected Classics: The African Queen (1951)

Recommended for its entertainment value as well as its cultural significance, The African Queen is delightful. When puritanical missionary Rose Sayer (played by Katharine Hepburn) and gin-loving, freewheeling riverboat captain Charlie Allnut (Humphrey Bogart) take a wild river ride together, they find a surprising connection to each other. Their journey isn’t easy, though; the film …

Continue reading

Selected Classics: The Song of Bernadette (1943)

I’m starting a ‘Selected Classics’ line of posts as a part of my own foray into the world of classic movies that I hadn’t seen until recently, but were really worth the watch. The first is this dear film starring Jennifer Jones, The Song of Bernadette. This is a beautiful movie. It is based on …

Continue reading