She might have fooled me, but she didn’t fool my mother.

It felt appropriate to talk about this film today of all days. What’s Halloween without a little mother-love and murder, courtesy of the great Hitch? Psycho marks Alfred Hitchcock’s first tentative steps into the horror genre. By today’s standards, in which the amount of gore and viscera is directly proportional to box-office performance, it’s virtually…

When you wish upon a star.

This week for Saturday Morning Cartoons, we’re taking a look at Walt Disney’s second full-length animated feature–the best production of his animation studio’s early years, in my ever-humble opinion–the wonderfully magical Pinocchio, released by RKO in 1940. In this film, more so than in its predecessor, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, everything comes together…

SUtS: Katharine Hepburn

Brandie’s choice: Bringing Up Baby (1938) Airing at 12:00AM EST There are a handful of movies I would personally label the funniest films of all time, and Bringing Up Baby would be near the top of that list. In fact, when I endeavor to introduce someone to the world of classic film, this is one…