Leslie Howard

This is a break from our (semi-)regularly scheduled blog. Rest assured, I am diligently watching the films for the 15th Academy Awards and preparing my commentary on each, but I just finished with the very fine British propaganda film 49th Parallel, starring, amongst others, my absolute favorite discovery of this Oscar journey, Leslie Howard. Just take a …

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14th Academy Awards (1941) – Part II

Well, I apologize again. Normally, these two-week gaps between posts are due to procrastination and/or evenings spent doing something other than watching movies…both shameful excuses, I know, and admittedly it’s still mostly that, but this week it’s something far more prosaic: I have had a hell of a time finding two of the films I needed …

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