There are some movies that simply traverse the limits of time. Movies that never age and always speak sublime truths to us all. These are the movies that will last forever. These are the movies we long to discuss. These are the Classics.
Ep. 185- Holiday Inn (Revisited)
Happy Holidays!. Front Row Classics is taking another look at a holiday staple 1942’s Holiday Inn. This joyous musical is perfect for any time of year. But. it’s especially fitting to view during the Christmas season. Brandon is joined by Kevin Hart and Jacqueline Keysear. Kevin is currently directing a production of Holiday Inn at … Continue reading Ep. 185- Holiday Inn (Revisited) →
Ep. 184- Noirvember 2023 with Eddie Muller
Kitty Feral’s In a Lonely Place. Happy Thanksgiving from Front Row Classics. We’re celebrating Noirvember with the Czar of Noir himself, Eddie Muller. Eddie has penned a new children’s book, “Kid Noir: Kitty Feral and the Case of the Marshmallow Monkey”. The book is a charming introduction to the world of classics film for younger … Continue reading Ep. 184- Noirvember 2023 with Eddie Muller →
Ep. 183- Giant
Money Isn’t Everything. Front Row Classics is taking a look at one of the great film epics, George Stevens’ Giant. This 1956 film still resonates with its themes of family, changing times and race relations. Tristan Tapscott joins Brandon to discuss the legendary production. The two take a look at the fine performances from Elizabeth … Continue reading Ep. 183- Giant →
Ep. 182- Since You Went Away
Keep The Home Fires Burning. Front Row Classics is celebrating Veterans Day with one of the greatest home front dramas of Word War II. We’re taking a look at Since You Went Away from 1944. This stellar production from David O. Selznick is a warm and sentimental story of a family’s struggle to keep the … Continue reading Ep. 182- Since You Went Away →
Ep. 181- Another Look at Christmas Movies with Jeremy Arnold
Happy Holidays!. We’re closing in on the holiday season, which means it will soon be time to enjoy our favorite Christmas movies once again. Brandon is thrilled to welcome back, author/film historian, Jeremy Arnold. Jeremy recently penned “Christmas in the Movies (Revised & Expanded Edition) : 35 Classics to Celebrate the Season”. The book offers … Continue reading Ep. 181- Another Look at Christmas Movies with Jeremy Arnold →
Ep. 180- Cat People (1942)
Cat’s Dont Like Me. We’ve got the second film in our Halloween double-feature this week. Brandon and Emmett Stanton discuss one of the most influential films on the horror genre, Cat People. We discuss how this unlikely B movie from producer Val Lewton, set trends that have resonated for years with horror filmmakers. While both … Continue reading Ep. 180- Cat People (1942) →
A great listen!
Brandon is a fountain of knowledge and the podcast has really made me think back and remember certain poignant moments in these films and reminded me why I fell in love with them in the first place! Really enjoy hearing the conversations between all the commentators and love the exclusive interviews that Brandon does. Any film buff will enjoy this!
Film Lovers Dream!
Weekly reviews and discussion of classic Hollywood films. Host Brandon Davis is a true film buff and film historian about Hollywood’s golden age. He’s knowledgeable; does his homework and you can tell this podcast is a labor of love. If you’re a film buff this podcast is for you! I love to hear discussions about the films I love. Done in true conversational style with added interviews and additional guest reviewers.
I thought the phrase “the left destroys everything it touches” was a right wing talking point. Apparently not. These nitwits cannot even discuss a noir classic without interjecting 21st century context. Tiresome and boring. The woman says watching Butterfly McQueen play a maid is cringe. And yet…she never mentions Butterfly McQueen is not listed in the opening credits…to me that is true injustice. Also, no one on the panel had seen the remake with Kate Winslet. They are so dumb, they are not even smart enough to know how dumb they are…