The AFI Top 100 Films: North by Northwest (#40)

North by Northwest (1959) Starring Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint and James Mason Written by Ernest Lehman Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Cary Grant is Roger O. Thornhill, an advertising executive who has no problem with lying. During a dinner with "friends," he's abducted by two thugs and driven to a grand house in the countryside. … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: North by Northwest (#40)

The AFI Top 100 Films: West Side Story (#41)

West Side Story (1961) Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita Moreno Written by Ernest Lehman (screenplay), Arthur Laurents (book), Leonard Bernstein (music) and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics) Directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise This movie comes with the weight of all its baggage. Granted, a lot of classic movies do, but this … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: West Side Story (#41)

The AFI Top 100 Films: Rear Window (#42)

Rear Window (1954) Starring James Stewart and Grace Kelly Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by John Michael Hayes (screenplay) and Cornell Woolrich (short story) There is so much that impressed me about this movie that it's difficult to know where to begin. This was the second of four collaborations between director Alfred Hitchcock and star … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: Rear Window (#42)