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Saturday Night Cinema: Captain Kidd (1945)

Tonight’s Saturday Cinema, Captain Kidd” stars actor’s actor Charles Laughton. Laughton “pulled from his guts monsters of repression, greed, lust so terrifying — and normal men of such realistic simplicity — as to make statements about not just the character, but in a...

Saturday Night Cinema: D.O.A. (1950)

Tonight’s Saturday night cinema feature is one of the finest of the post-war B thrillers, D.O.A. “For all practical purposes, Frank Bigelow is as good as dead when he stumbles into Los Angeles Police Headquarters to unfold a fantastic tale about his own murder. ….”...

Saturday Night Cinema: Raid on Entebbe

Tonight’s Saturday Night Cinema feature is ‘Raid on Entebbe’, the true story of a daring Israeli commando assault on the Entebbe Airport in Uganda to free hostages of a Muslim terrorist hijacking. Operation Entebbe or Operation Thunderbolt was a successful...

Saturday Night Cinema: Dodsworth

Tonight’s Saturday cinema classic is Dodsworth.This week’s Mark Steyn column reminded me of this 1936 gem. If you’ve never heard of William Wyler’s Dodsworth, don’t feel dumb. It’s routinely described (when it’s discussed at all) as a “forgotten classic” and “one of...