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From The Suburban To The Subterranean: Significant Moments In 1950’s American Cinema

The 1940’s may always be seen as the golden era of Hollywood but the 1950’s remain an equally fascinating period of cinema history. It was a cultural battleground where two powerful creative mindsets were at odds with each other, the escapists and the realists. The more Hollywood’s dream machine continued to apply the gloss, the […]

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The Beat List: The Ultimate Guide To The Beat Generation On Screen

Funny Face (dir. Stanley Donen, 1957) Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire starring musical featuring what is rumoured to be the first interpretations of Beats in film during a dance routine in a bohemian Café. High School Confidential (dir. Jack Arnold, 1958) Fast cars, loose women, bad drugs, hip speaking delinquents, Mamie Van Doren, and nihilistic […]