Old Ass Movies


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Revisiting the Disturbing Summer Movie ‘The Swimmer’


This prescient take on the American Dream, starring Burt Lancaster, deserves a deep dive.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Max Ophüls


Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, and Paul Thomas Anderson have all sung the praises of the German auteur. Isn’t it time we listened?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Watching Classic Movies on Amazon Prime


How anyone from a newbie to a seasoned classic movie fan can find Prime’s hidden old gems.

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The Best Year In Movies Was 1939


The obvious choice is sometimes the right one.

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The Best Year In Movies Was 1962


The studio system was collapsing, the French New Wave was on the rise, and Gregory Peck was cinema’s greatest dad. 

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The Best Year in Movies Was 1944


Our first ever Debate Week begins with Hollywood enthralled in World War II, but still able put out legendary films that still influence filmmaking today.

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How Bette Davis Made a Career Out of Playing the Misunderstood


No one knew how to humanize even the worst characters than the First Lady of the American Screen.

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The Riddled Dialogue and Innuendo Comedy of ‘Bringing Up Baby’


On its 80th anniversary, we took a look at the literary work at play behind the most famous lines of ‘Bringing Up Baby.’

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The Curious Case of the Biopic


For a genre known for winning awards, the biopic doesn’t seem to have many fans.