Tag Archives: James Stewart

Five Film Favorites: Screwball Comedies

The golden age of Hollywood’s Screwball Comedies was during the 10-year run-up to World War II. Since that time many popular feature films have imitated the style of those battle-of-the-sexes comedies — a few quite effectively — but the best … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Civil War Stories

In case you haven’t noticed, here in Richmond, Virginia, located at the falls of the James River, we’re commemorating the beginning of the American Civil War (1861-65). It’s been 150 years since the United States broke into pieces at war … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Courtroom Trials

Although most legal problems are solved in routine ways that wouldn’t serve as fodder for an interesting movie plot, well-made suspenseful dramas set in the courtroom make for some of the best feature films. The credits usually play out over … Continue reading

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