Author Archives: Ted Hicks

About Ted Hicks

Iowa farm boy; have lived in NYC for 40 years; worked in motion picture labs, film/video distribution, subtitling, media-awards program; obsessive film-goer all my life.

Ida Lupino – Supplemental

This includes, in no particular order, a selection of material I didn’t have room for in my previous post on Ida Lupino. _______________________________________________________ The Man I Love (1947) was the fourth feature directed by Raoul Walsh that Lupino appeared in, … Continue reading

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Ida Lupino – Filmmaker

In commemoration of Ida Lupino’s 100th birthday this year, Film Forum in New York recently ran a two-week retrospective of her films. She’s probably better known as an actor, but it’s her career as a director, writer, and producer in … Continue reading

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NYFF56 – What I Saw the First Three Days

The 56th New York Film Festival kicked off this past Friday and continues until Sunday, October 14th. It’s my big film event of the year. There are 30 features in the Main Slate section this year, and dozens more in … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Potpourri – Take 2

As with last year’s “Movie Poster Potpourri,” there’s no particular theme or category for this collection of film posters, other than they’re dynamic and dramatic. They all got my attention in one way or another. These are for films both … Continue reading

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Seen Anything Good Lately?

Well, actually, I have. The following are some of the best films I’ve seen so far this year. This is by no means comprehensive, but these quickly came to mind. After I initially compiled the list I noticed that all … Continue reading

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Kubrick Postscript: “Killer’s Kiss” – 1955

After putting up my third post on Stanley Kubrick last Thursday, I was still in the mood, so I decided to watch his second feature, Killer’s Kiss. I didn’t plan to write about Kubrick again so soon, but I really … Continue reading

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Still More Kubrick!

The subject of Stanley Kubrick is a very deep well. After completing my two previous posts, I still had a lot of material left over and thought of putting together another installment. Since then, I’ve come across even more. There’s … Continue reading

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