Now, Voyager (1942)

 Oh, Jerry, don’t let’s ask for the moon. We have the stars. Irving Rapper directs this classic film starring Bette Davis as Charlotte Vale, the depressed and frumpy young woman who is controlled by her oppressive mother (Gladys Cooper). After seeking help from a psychiatrist Dr Jaquith (Claude Reins) she spends time in a sanitorium… Continue reading Now, Voyager (1942)

Magnificent Obsession (1954)

  ‘Once you find the way, you’ll be bound. It will obsess you. but believe me, it will be a magnificent obsession.‘ Douglas Sirk directs this melodrama about the playboy Bob Merrick (Rock Hudson) who looses control of his speedboat and causes Dr Phillips  to have a heart attack and die. The rest of the… Continue reading Magnificent Obsession (1954)