HOBSON’S CHOICE (1954), Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie – #FILMTALK Review

Hobson’s Choice is a 1954 British romantic comedy film directed by David Lean and based on the play by Harold Brighouse. The film stars Charles Laughton as tyrannical Victorian bootmaker Henry Hobson, John Mills as his timid employee Willie Mossop a highly talented bootmaker and Brenda De Banzie as his determined eldest daughter. Continue reading “HOBSON’S CHOICE (1954), Charles Laughton, John Mills, Brenda De Banzie – #FILMTALK Review”

FILM TALK Episode #12: The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, dir. Ronald Neame – Championed by Mark Priest

The Poseidon Adventure is a classic disaster film based on Paul Gallico’s bestselling novel. As was typical of many subsequent disaster films of the era, it starred an incredible ensemble cast, including five Academy Award winners, Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Jack Albertson, Shelley Winters and Red Buttons. Championed by Mark Priest. Continue reading “FILM TALK Episode #12: The Poseidon Adventure (1972), Gene Hackman, Ernest Borgnine, Shelley Winters, dir. Ronald Neame – Championed by Mark Priest”