Tag Archives: William Powell

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: The 1930s

Last week Peter Schilling seemed to suggest that the 1970s was the best decade for filmmakers, which unleashed a wave of great films. It’s not an observation I will quibble with now. Movie-wise, the ‘70s was good to me… During … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: American Detective Movies

There are so many good films about clever detectives solving mysteries that I expect this week’s edition of my five favorites series will draw some comments from readers who want to chide the list-maker for leaving off one of their … Continue reading

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