I have always liked Ann Sothern. Over the years I have seen her in many films including her early showcase "Trade Winds" that resulted in the "Maisie" series, the television sitcom "Private Secretary" and her one real "A" picture credit "A Letter to Three Wives." She had a warm, sexy presence, exuding common sense and humor. Joseph Manciewicz said she had the sexiest mouth in movies. He may well have been right.
The DVDBEAVER review of THE EGYPTIAN dismisses Bella Darvi’s performance as Nefer, the vamp. I think she is cast perfectly as a wanton. As discussed in the review, she was Zanuck’s girlfriend. He cast… read review
It’s hard not to agree with a large consensus that Katharine Hepburn may be our greatest film actress. She is often honored for her weakest work. Indeed, her four Oscar-winning performances are not… read review