Touch of Evil (1958)
- Aug 19, 2011
FP119: “What does it matter what you say about people?"
We here at Filmically Perfect believe that Orson Welles' worst film is better than some directors best film! There is no doubt in our...
The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)
- Aug 12, 2011
FP118: A Fellow American, Down On His Luck...
There are few directors as good as getting under the skin of a character than John Huston. In this film, Huston pulls an astounding...
The Getaway (1972)
- Aug 5, 2011
FP117: “Punch it, Baby!"
For those of you who thought "Finally! FP is doing a Alec Baldwin movie!" SHAME ON YOU! This is the one and only original film, directed...
White Heat (1949)
- Jul 29, 2011
FP116: “TOP ‘A THE WORLD, MA!"
James Cagney proves that he still has what it takes in this film, one of his last for Warner Bros. Playing the psychotic mama's boy Cody...
Young Man With a Horn (1950)
- Jul 15, 2011
FP115: “I’m Playing It My Way!"
Michael Curtiz proves there’s no genre he can’t handle with this music filled fictional biography of tightly wound jazz trumpeter. Kirk...
Singin’ In the Rain (1952)
- Jul 8, 2011
FP114: “You Are My Lucky Star…"
Stanley Donen and Gene Kelly created pure celluloid gold with this musical tale of the upheaval of hollywood with the Coming of SOUND!...
The Man from Laramie (1955)
- Jul 1, 2011
FP113: “The Man from Laaaarrraammieee…"
James Stewart and Anthony Mann team up for one last time—and the only time in CinemaScope—to bring to life one of the best and grittiest...
Jailhouse Rock (1957)
- Jun 24, 2011
FP112: “If You Can’t Find a Partner…"
Elvis Presley at his most Elvis-like-ness! In one of his few films not overseen by Hal B. Wallis, Elvis shines as the young...
The Natural (1984)
- Jun 17, 2011
FP111: “The Best That Ever Was…"
Barry Levinson’s film of Bernard Malamud’s novel is Baseball as Mythology. It is also one of the most lyrical, beautiful, and sparse...
Rabbit of Seville (1950) & What’s Opera
- May 27, 2011
FP110: “Kill the Wabbit!!"
The Film Guys and Niki Dakota do it LIVE for the second time before a stunned audience at the FilmDayton Festival! Charles M. “Chuck”...