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Tim Dirks

Tim Dirks
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100% My Man Godfrey (1936) My Man Godfrey (1936) is one of the 1930s' delightful, classic screwball comedies. Directed by Gregory La Cava for Universal, the definitive social comedy ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Virginian (1929) The Virginian (1929) is a classic western - a film adaptation of Owen Wister's 1902 western play and original novel. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Steamboat Bill Jr. (1928) Steamboat Bill, Jr. (1928) is the last of physical comedian Buster Keaton's (the Great Stone Face) nine independent feature films and one ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
99% Dr. Strangelove Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) Dr. Strangelove, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) is producer/director Stanley Kubrick's brilliant, satirical, provocative black comedy/fantasy ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) Meet Me In St. Louis (1944) is a delightful, classic, nostalgic, romanticized musical film - and one of the greatest musicals ever made. It tells the story of a ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% The Birds (1963) The Birds (1963), another Hitchcock thriller/masterpiece, his first film with Universal Studios, is the apocalyptic story of a northern California coastal town ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Lost Weekend (1945) The Lost Weekend (1945) is a serious, painful and uncompromising, frank look at alcohol addiction that follows almost five days ('one lost weekend') in the life ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) is director/writer Steven Spielberg's first film after the enormously successful Jaws (1975). ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94% It's a Wonderful Life (1946) It's A Wonderful Life (1946), originally made for Liberty Films, is one of the most popular and heartwarming films ever made by director Frank Capra, ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Unforgiven (1992) Unforgiven (1992) is producer/director/star Clint Eastwood's own tribute to his legendary legacy in Sergio Leone's low-budget 'spaghetti' westerns, ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
89% Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) is another lighthearted classic Frank Capra screwball romantic-comedy regarding the broader philosophical themes of individual innocence ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97% A Night at the Opera (1935) A Night at the Opera (1935), a musical comedy, is the sixth of thirteen Marx Brothers films, and their first for MGM Studios under Irving Thalberg's production. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Scarface (1932) Scarface: The Shame of the Nation (1932) is one of the boldest, most potent, raw and violently-brutal gangster-crime films ever made. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97% Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958) Cat On a Hot Tin Roof (1958) is the powerful, highly-charged, moving story of a neurotic, dysfunctional Southern family ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Patton (1970) Patton (1970) is the epic film biography of the controversial, multi-dimensional World War II general George S. Patton. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93% Unfaithfully Yours (1948) Unfaithfully Yours (1948) is a wonderful, brilliant and stylish comedy by Preston Sturges - it was the last of his Hollywood films. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
90% The Quiet Man (1952) The Quiet Man (1952) is director John Ford's epic romantic comedy - a loving, sentimental, nostalgic tribute to his Irish ancestry and homeland. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Letter (1940) The Letter (1940) is a classic melodramatic film noir of murder and deceit, directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Howard Koch ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
95% Broken Blossoms (1919) Broken Blossoms (1919) is director D. W. Griffith's most tragic, serious, poetic, intricate, and melodramatic film. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98% His Girl Friday (1940) His Girl Friday (1940) is Howard Hawks' speedy and hysterically funny screwball comedy, and one of the best examples of its kind in film history ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
88% Poltergeist (1982) Poltergeist (1982) is a memorable supernatural horror film from co-producer/co-writer Steven Spielberg and director Tobe Hopper.. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% High Noon (1952) High Noon (1952) is possibly the all-time best Western film ever made - a successful box-office production by Stanley Kramer ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
89% When Harry Met Sally (1989) The witty and likeable, lightweight, old-fashioned romantic comedy, When Harry Met Sally... (1989) was intended to answer the question... ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98% All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) is the first major anti-war film of the sound era, faithfully based upon the timeless 1929 novel by Erich Maria Remarque. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948) Letter From an Unknown Woman (1948) is the classic romantic film - a lush tearjerker par excellence - of the bittersweet theme of unrequited, lost love ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Wuthering Heights (1939) Wuthering Heights (1939) is director William Wyler's tale of doomed love, conflicting passions, and revenge, one of Hollywood's all-time most romantic/drama classics. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Sleeper (1973) Sleeper (1973) is Woody Allen's science-fiction satirical comedy classic and screwball comedy about the future - with Dixieland and swing music. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
93% Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) is the well-executed, action-packed sequel to the earlier film of the same name. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) is noted as one of the greatest, most colorful costume dramas, swashbucklers, and adventure films in film history. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Birth of a Nation (1915) A controversial, explicitly racist, but landmark American film masterpiece - these all describe ground-breaking producer/director D. W. Griffith's ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
98% E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) is the immensely popular magical fantasy movie myth... ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
94% The Ten Commandments (1956) The Ten Commandments (1956), Cecil B. De Mille's most spectacular epic and last film. Although a blockbuster, the film reverts to melodramatic style, ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) is producer Samuel Goldwyn's classic, significant American film about the difficult adjustments of veterans ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97% The Thin Man (1934) The Thin Man (1934) is the first of a popular series of films casting a sophisticated and urbane husband and wife detective team ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91% The Awful Truth (1937) The Awful Truth (1937) is one of the classic, definitive screwball comedies of the thirties. Producer/director Leo McCarey's stylish light comedy is a witty battlefield ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) Angels With Dirty Faces (1938) is a classic example of a Warner Bros. gangster/crime melodrama of the 1930s ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
91% Camille (1936) Camille (1936) is one of the most romantically-atmospheric films ever made and a classic, well-known melodramatic love/tragedy ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
83% Gaslight (1944) Gaslight (1944) (aka The Murder in Thornton Square) is a superb, definitive psychological suspense thriller from director George Cukor. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
84% Hud (1963) [A] well-acted, authentic-feeling story. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% North by Northwest (1959) North by Northwest (1959) is an Alfred Hitchcock classic, suspenseful comic thriller - one of the most entertaining movies ever made and one of his most famous ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
86% The Seven Year Itch (1955) The Seven Year Itch (1955) is a delightful, sophisticated and witty farce, using to the fullest extent the mordant humor of director Billy Wilder ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% A Day at the Races (1937) A Day at the Races (1937) is a classic Marx Brothers comedy, often argued as one of their three or four best works. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Modern Times (1936) In Modern Times (1936), the still-silent Tramp, with his familiar small Derby hat, large boots, baggy pants, tight jacket and cane makes his last appearance. ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% A Star Is Born (1954) A Star is Born is the superb 1954 musical, acclaimed by many as the greatest Hollywood musical ever made. Judy Garland's intense performance as the main ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% Swing Time (1936) Swing Time (1936) is often named as the best or most popular musical/romance of dancing duo Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire (they only made ten films ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
97% All the King's Men (1949) All the King's Men (1949) is the fictionalized account of the rise and fall of a backwoods rebel - a story inspired by the rule ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
75% A Place in the Sun (1951) A Place in the Sun (1951), a melodramatic film adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's lengthy, best-selling 1925 novel, An American Tragedy, was also ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
87% The Black Cat (1934) The Black Cat (1934) is a classic, enigmatically disturbing horror film co-starring the two greatest masters of the horror genre ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
100% The Roaring Twenties (1939) The Roaring Twenties (1939) is action director Raoul Walsh's first gangster film. This newsreel-like, semi-documentary film, ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000
96% Animal Crackers (1930) Animal Crackers (1930), the second of many classic Marx Brothers films (their first film was The Cocoanuts (1929), also for Paramount Studios) ‐ Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
Posted Jan 1, 2000