Drama

Dramatic films from Hollywood. Classic Movies Classic Television

Crime

Lady Confesses, The (1945)

A young woman is about to be married. Her fiancĂ©es ex-wife shows up. She’s been missing for 7 years and has come home with a bad attitude. It’s not that she wants her husband, she just wants to make him miserable.

Sci-Fi

D.A.N.L. (2014)

I have no idea who made this movie. It has no credits at all and a web search yielded no details. I thought it was a nice piece of Indy fun. If you know anything about this film, I’m curious. Maybe it was made for a film school or something? I am forgiving of films that don’t cost 100 million dollars and I’ve got to appreciate a good yarn.

Drama

Farewell to Arms, A (1932)

Set in Europe during World War I, the plot focuses on the tragic romance between Frederick Henry (Gary Cooper), an American ambulance driver serving in the Italian Army, and English Red Cross nurse Catherine Barkley (Helen Hayes).

Adventure

Snows of Kilimanjaro (1952)

The Snows of Kilimanjaro is about a writer and adventurer waiting to die from a thorn scratch as he reminisces about his life and it’s trials including lost loves and time spent in the Spanish Revolution. It stars Gregory Peck and Ava Gardner as his first erratic love.

Crime

Please Murder Me (1956)

Please Murder Me is a 1956 film starring Raymond Burr and Angela Landsbury. It’s a film noir with Burr playing a lawyer. It’s like a character he would reprise a year later as the famous Perry Mason. Looking at this, it must be a reason that he got the role. I can’t say too much about this film because anything I would say from here would be a spoiler. I really enjoyed it. I hope you do too.

Comedy

Judge Priest (1934)

Judge Priest depicting life in Kentucky after the Civil War and Reconstruction Period. It still shows the stereotypes and prejudices which existed at that time in a somewhat humorous manner. Based on a story by the noted Kentucky humorist, Irvin S. Cobb, it presents life as one would have imagined it at that time period.