cary grant

Notebook Reviews: THE PHILADELPHIA STORY

George Cukor – 1940 The Philadelphia Story is fantastic! Cary Grant is on fire here – in one of his best and most charismatic screen roles.  Katharine Hepburn and James Stewart aren’t far behind him in this excellent screwball [...]

May 30, 2021

George Clooney – The Last Of The Movie Stars

There are movie stars and then there is George Clooney. The actor, who turned 60 years old on 6 May, 2021 is the epitome of old style charm and charisma and he has been compared to Cary Grant on so many occasions that it would be superfluous to do [...]

May 6, 2021

Notebook Reviews: CHARADE

Stanley Donen – 1963 Fantastic! Both Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn are on fantastic form in this romantic-comedy-spy-thriller. The script sparkles with great one-liners and witty banter. The supporting cast is brilliant too: James Coburn, [...]

February 10, 2021

Notebook Reviews: HIS GIRL FRIDAY

Howard Hawks – 1940 One of the all-time great movies, Howard Hawk’s His Girl Friday is a fast and furious screwball comedy starring (a never better) Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. Based on the 1928 play The Front Page by Ben Hecht and [...]

January 6, 2021

The Mighty Cary Grant

The mighty Cary Grant is the gold standard to which all other movie stars are measured. Classy, sophisticated and endlessly cool, Grant’s screen presence is unrivalled. Equally at home in comedy and drama, his work appears to be effortless. Grant [...]

April 11, 2020

Cary Grant…Pure Class

There will never be another movie star like Cary Grant. The man oozed style, class and sophistication – all of which stand up today. Grant could walk the fine line between drama and comedy, while adding so much more to both genres. Every man [...]

September 4, 2012

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