Browsing the "1950s" Category

On The Beach (1959)

September 15th, 2009 | by Chris

1959's On The Beach is a chilling look at what a post-apocalyptic future might look like, from the viewpoint of

Between Heaven and Hell (1956)

September 9th, 2009 | by Chris

Part social commentary, part war movie, 1956's Between Heaven and Hell is all of one thing:ย  dark.ย  Not that dark

The Dam Busters (1955)

June 24th, 2009 | by Chris

You'd think that a film about developing a one-off weapon that defies all logic would be incredibly un-interesting, right?ย  Wrong!!

Attack! (1956)

January 13th, 2009 | by Chris

Attack!, based on the play The Fragile Fox, is one of those timeless officers vs. enlisted men movies that is

Mister Roberts (1955)

September 4th, 2008 | by Chris

Take the crew of a cargo ship that hasn't been on leave in over a year, and a hard-nosed captain,

The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)

August 15th, 2008 | by Chris

Yet another addition to the "all time best classic war movies" list, 1954's The Bridges at Toko-Ri stands as a

Battle Cry (1955)

June 20th, 2008 | by Chris

"The men who fought. The women who waited. And the stolen moments they shared." Ick. For those of you wanting

The Steel Helmet (1951)

May 27th, 2008 | by Chris

Before the epic The Big Red One, director Samuel Fuller created another war picture, The Steel Helmet. "Helmet" was a

The One That Got Away (1957)

May 24th, 2008 | by Chris

Continuing in the vein of "films that have some relevance in real life..." we've got 1957's The One That Got

Morning Departure (1950)

May 23rd, 2008 | by Chris

From the British comes the incredible Morning Departure, a movie that very nearly didn't get released. The movie deals with

The Caine Mutiny (1954)

February 28th, 2008 | by Chris

There has never been a mutiny, legal or otherwise, on board a US Navy vessel.ย  Ever.ย  At least not in

Paths of Glory (1957)

December 27th, 2007 | by Chris

What an odd movie Paths of Gloryis!ย  Only the fourth film from director Stanley Kubrick, this movie goes back and

Eight Iron Men (1952)

December 17th, 2007 | by Chris

Sometimes it doesn't take an extensive set, a large all-star cast, or even much action to speak of to create

The Frogmen (1951)

October 1st, 2007 | by Chris

One of the great things about watching movies for this site is coming across those little known, little watched gems

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