4 Classic Movies Starring Alan Ladd

One of the unsung heroes of classic cinema, Alan Ladd made a name for himself in Westerns and film noirs like Shane (1953) and This Gun for Hire (1942).

4 Classic Movies Starring Joel McCrea

A popular actor throughout the 1930s and 1940s, Joel McCrea starred in over 90 movies, many of which were Westerns.

Cary Grant and Howard Hawks Classic Movies

A master of multiple genres, director Howard Hawks enjoyed fruitful collaborations with top stars of the classic era like Gary Cooper, John Wayne, and Humphrey Bogart. With those actors, Hawks thrived in genres like the Western, film noir, and even Oscar-winning biopics. But with Cary Grant, he was able to cut loose and use his actor’s breezy, carefree persona in several popular screwball comedies, a couple of which have stood the test of time as all-time classics. Their partnership spanned 15 years over three different decades and produced five great films. Here are the movies made between Cary Grant and Howard Hawks.

Cary Grant and Howard Hawks Classic Movies

A master of multiple genres, director Howard Hawks enjoyed fruitful collaborations with top stars of the classic era like Gary Cooper, John Wayne, and Humphrey Bogart. With those actors, Hawks thrived in genres like the Western, film noir, and even Oscar-winning biopics. But with Cary Grant, he was able to cut loose and use his actor’s breezy, carefree persona in several popular screwball comedies, a couple of which have stood the test of time as all-time classics. Their partnership spanned 15 years over three different decades and produced five great films. Here are the movies made between Cary Grant and Howard Hawks.

5 John Wayne Western Classics Will Be Released…

One of classic Hollywood’s most popular actors, John Wayne has long been synonymous with the Western. Five of them will be released on Blu-ray in June.

The Spaghetti Westerns of Sergio Leone

Though he didn’t invited the spaghetti Western, Sergio Leone popularized them with gritty violence and stylish filmmaking.

6 Best Classic Western Showdowns of All Time

Great showdowns from classic Westerns like Shane, The Wild Bunch, and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Best Director Oscar Winners – 1980s

With the auteur era of the New Hollywood 1970s nearing an end, Hollywood films began taking on a more conventional form once again as directors were reviving once popular genres like the historical epic and family drama. In the 1980s, a pair of huge screen stars won their first Oscars for directing while an Italian legend became the first Western filmmaker to shoot behind the walls of Beijing’s Forbidden City. Some extraordinary films were made in the decade of greed and indulgence, some of which have been elevated into modern classics. Here are all 10 winners for the Best Director Academy Award for the years 1980-1989.

New Classics on Blu-ray for October 2014

A list of classic movies being released on Blu-ray, including a Western classic from John Ford and a lavish musical starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr.

New Classics on Blu-ray for October 2014

A list of classic movies being released on Blu-ray, including a Western classic from John Ford and a lavish musical starring Yul Brynner and Deborah Kerr.