The Grass is Greener (1960)

Dir. Stanley Donen. Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr are landed gentry, the Earl and Countess of Rhyall who find themselves in the desperate situation of having to open their country estate to the public and sell mushrooms to maintain their standard of living. One such visitor is the American millionaire Charles Delacro (Robert Mitchum), whose…… Continue reading The Grass is Greener (1960)

The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

dir. Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. The story of British soldier Clive Candy (Colonel Blimp), already a veteran of the Boer War when we meet him, and his experiences over forty years of love and friendship, against the background of both world wars. A remarkable film, full of touching moments, witty dialogue, and some truly…… Continue reading The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)