Hitchcock frets not at his narrow room.
David Bordwell takes a look at Dial M for Murder
, its roots in filmed theater and its dealing of the conventions of 3D filmmaking.
Most people don't realize that Betty White was awesome nearly 60 years ago
. In 1952, she was already TV's first female talk show host, and she became the first woman on TV to star AND co-produce her own sitcom (without being married to one of the other producers), "Life With Elizabeth"
, and the show is (IMO) a Lost Classic. (less lost now, with the help of YouTube; MLYT follows...) [more inside]