My Favorite Movies #50 – Rear Window

Rear Window 1954 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Quick synopsis...¬†As his broken leg heals, wheelchair-bound L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) becomes absorbed with the parade of life outside his window and soon fixates on a mysterious man whose behavior has Jefferies convinced a murder has taken place. Meanwhile, other windows reveal the daily lives of a dancer, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #50 – Rear Window

AFI #9 – Vertigo

  Hey, kids! Remember how I mentioned that I would be participating in a podcast with a friend from college? Well... I'm pretty sure I mentioned it at one point. Anyway, Chris emailed last night to let me know the podcast is up and running so head over to Everyday Exiles and check out the … Continue reading AFI #9 – Vertigo

AFI #20 – It’s a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life 1946 Directed by Frank Capra Netflix says... It's a wonderful film. Frank Capra's inverted take on A Christmas Carol stars Jimmy Stewart as George Bailey, a good man who's spent a lifetime giving up on his dreams in order to keep life in his small town humming. When a guardian angel … Continue reading AFI #20 – It’s a Wonderful Life

AFI #26 – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Directed by Frank Capra Netflix says... When idealistic junior senator Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) arrives in Washington, D.C., he's full of plans and dazzled by his surroundings--qualities he retains despite widespread corruption among his cynical colleagues. Jean Arthur puts in a sharp performance as Smith's streetwise secretary, who helps … Continue reading AFI #26 – Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

AFI #44 – The Philadelphia Story

The Philadelphia Story 1940 Directed by George Cukor Netflix says... Socialite Tracy Lord (Katharine Hepburn) prepares to remarry, but her ex (Cary Grant) and a tabloid reporter (Best Supporting Actor Oscar-winner James Stewart) have other ideas as they converge on her home for a fateful visit. The three stars from an incomparable trio in one … Continue reading AFI #44 – The Philadelphia Story

AFI #48 – Rear Window

Rear Window 1954 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Netflix says... As his broken leg heals, wheelchair-bound L.B. Jefferies (James Stewart) becomes absorbed with the parade of life outside his window and soon fixates on a mysterious man whose behavior has Jefferies convinced a murder has taken place. Meanwhile, other windows reveal the daily lives of a … Continue reading AFI #48 – Rear Window