Film #114: Johnny Belinda (1948), Film #115: Suspicion (1941) & Film #116: Foreign Correspondent (1940)
1940 / 1941 / 1948

Film #114: Johnny Belinda (1948), Film #115: Suspicion (1941) & Film #116: Foreign Correspondent (1940)

I’m back, have you missed me? For those who were wondering I temporarily abandoned the Big Oscar challenge but now have returned for me this year. These next seven posts will feature my recollections of films that I had watched last year but for one reason or another never got round to reviewing. Continue reading

Film #97: Hamlet (1948)
1948

Film #97: Hamlet (1948)

Early on in this blog I watched two Shakespearian adaptations that were ultimately unsuccessful in their quest to win Best Picture. However, flash forward a decade, and an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet did scoop the top prize at the 1949 ceremony. Furthermore Laurence Olivier,  a man who would become synonymous with Shakespearian adaptations, also won … Continue reading