Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday (1953) Director: William Wyler ★★★★★ Roman Holiday was Audrey Hepburn's breakout film (even though William Wyler initially considered Elizabeth Taylor and Jean Simmons for the part). For her performance Audrey Hepburn won Best Actress at the Academy Awards. Upon receiving the award from the revered President of the Academy, Jean Hersholt, she surprisingly … Continue reading Roman Holiday

Shane

Shane (1953) Director: George Stevens "Shane! Come back!" ★★★★★ Shane is an extraordinarily beautiful film with vast sweeping views of the Grand Tetons shot near Jackson Hole, Wyoming. It was the first film shot in "flat widescreen" -a style of widescreen filmmaking invented by Paramount Pictures to better display panoramic vistas. Its technicolor style is … Continue reading Shane