The AFI Top 100 Films: Sunset Boulevard (#12)

Sunset Boulevard (1950) Starring Gloria Swanson, William Holden and Erich von Stroheim Written by Billy Wilder, Charles Brackett and D.M. Marshman, Jr. Directed by Billy Wilder Hoo boy. There's really no question why this is one of the greatest Hollywood films of all time -- Gloria Swanson is completely magnetic as aging film-star Norma Desmond. … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: Sunset Boulevard (#12)

The AFI Top 100 Films: The Maltese Falcon (#23)

The Maltese Falcon (1941) Starring Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor and Sydney Greenstreet Written by John Huston (screenplay) and Dashiell Hammett (novel) Directed by John Huston Chances are when you think about the quintessential film-noir detective, you're thinking about Humphrey Bogart from The Maltese Falcon. On the off chance that you aren't, the person you're thinking … Continue reading The AFI Top 100 Films: The Maltese Falcon (#23)