1930s

Reviews of the best and worst films of the decade spanning from 1930 to 1939, including Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz, Duck Soup, City Lights, Mutiny on the Bounty, and Stagecoach.

That Night’s Wife Review

That Night’s Wife Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) The words “crime drama” bring to mind shadowy characters doing dirty deals in…

Grand Illusion Review

Grand Illusion Review

RATING: (4 STARS) Charlie Chaplin was once asked who he thought was the greatest director in…

City Lights Review

City Lights Review

RATING: (3 STARS) Charlie Chaplin is undoubtedly one of film history’s most beloved figures, and City…

Duck Soup Review

Duck Soup Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) Comedy today is such a dicey genre for me. There are a few…

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Review

Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Review

RATING: (3.5 STARS) “Mutiny on the Bounty,” Academy Award winner for Best Picture all the way…

Gone with the Wind Review

Gone with the Wind Review

RATING: (3 STARS) How do I go about reviewing a film that feels so much like…

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Review

Mr. Smith Goes to Washington Review

RATING: (4 STARS) It easy to understand how some people can view Mr. Smith Goes to…

All Quiet on the Western Front Review

All Quiet on the Western Front Review

RATING: (2.5 STARS) War movies have been staples of the film industry and the Academy Awards…