Life of Brian (1979) / Monty Python’s Life of Brian

Hello, CMBA members! I’m happy to be participating in the Classic Movie Blog Association’s “Banned and Blacklisted” blogathon. If you’re new to my site, please click here to read more. Welcome! “Only the true Messiah denies his divinity!” Synopsis: A man (Graham Chapman) named Brian — born in the Roman Empire on the same day […]

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

“A drowning man takes down those nearest.” Synopsis: A bickering professor (Richard Burton) and his wife (Elizabeth Taylor) invite a young academic (George Segal) and his mousy spouse (Sandy Dennis) over for drinks after a party, and proceed to victimize them mercilessly. Genres: Black Comedy Elizabeth Taylor Films George Segal Films Marital Problems Play Adaptation […]

Raintree County (1957)

“War is the most monstrous of man’s illusions. Any idea worth anything is worth not fighting for.” Synopsis: On the cusp of the Civil War, an aspiring writer (Montgomery Clift) with plans to marry his childhood friend (Eva Marie Saint) becomes smitten with a southern belle (Elizabeth Taylor) whose troubled background continues to haunt her. […]