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“The best director is the one you don’t see.” – Art of Quotation

“The best director is the one you don’t see.” Billy Wilder, director, screenwriter, 7 time Academy Award winner via “The best director is the one you don’t see.” – Art … Continue reading

03/01/2018 · 1 Comment

Ball of Fire (1942) – The Blonde at the Film

This charming film was written by two of the best, Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder, and directed by a master of the genre, Howard Hawks. The talent onscreen is just … Continue reading

07/13/2017 · 10 Comments

Ace in the Hole – Sunset Boulevard

This film contains one of my favourite movie quotes when Jan Sterling’s character says to Kirk Douglas: “I’ve met some hard-boiled eggs in my time but you? You’re twenty minutes.” Originally … Continue reading

11/08/2015 · Leave a comment

Double Indemnity (1944)

Originally posted on The Blonde at the Film:
via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/73500/Double-Indemnity/#tcmarcp-152119  Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. In honor of TCM’s “Summer of Darkness” Film Noir Festival and online course, here’s…

08/19/2015 · 2 Comments

Happy Birthday Billy Wilder

Originally posted on Waldina:
Billy Wilder was born 109 years ago today.  Do yourself a favor and throw a few of his films on your Netflix queue.  There are so…

03/27/2015 · Leave a comment