Tag Archives: William Wyler

Hollywood Character Arcs ~ The Heiress

  Mic-dropping over how dazzling Olivia de Havilland’s portrayal is of Catherine Sloper in The Heiress is too easy, not because there’s no “there” there, but because the part is so well-scripted, -directed, and -acted, it—and de Havilland’s Academy Award®; … Continue reading

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Book vs. Film Wars ~ The Desperate Hours

Another installment in the blog battle between a classic book and the film it spawned. My sister once remarked that, “Whenever you have a movie about people who take other people hostage in their own homes, you usually have ‘a … Continue reading

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