Tag Archives: Joel McCrea

February 2015: Viewing Diary

Two Days, One Night (2014; Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne). My friend Dan referred to the movie as a “Sunday school lesson” and, you know, I can see his point. But I found it absolutely riveting, one of the best portraits … Continue reading

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January 2015: Viewing Diary

I’m going to start listing everything I saw each month. It’ll be a good way for me to keep track, and also a good record for my end-of-year lists. So here’s everything I watched in January, 2015. Inherent Vice (2014; … Continue reading

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A Great Sequence: Foreign Correspondent

Johnnie Jones (Joel McCrea) is a crime reporter with a New York paper who has been sent to Europe on the eve of war to “find out what is going on”, to investigate the impending war like a crime and … Continue reading

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The More the Merrier: Watch His Hands At All Times

Along with a full load of Tribeca Film Festival press screenings, I have also managed to watch The More the Merrier twice in two days. I’ve had some long days recently. It’s comforting to come home, flop in a chair, … Continue reading

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