Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
December 17, 2018, 02:33:11 PM
611955 Posts in 47256 Topics by 6301 Members
Latest Member: MovieHunter Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) on TCM right now !!! « previous next »
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) on TCM right now !!!  (Read 1164 times)
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 1821
Posts: 14337

Either he's dead or my watch has stopped!

« on: July 28, 2013, 07:24:37 PM »

GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) on TCM right now !!! 

One of the best English language movies ever made.  DAVID LEAN directed. 

If you want to view paradise . . . simply look around and view it!
Mofo Rising
Global Moderator
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 460
Posts: 3222

My cat can eat a whole watermelon!

« Reply #1 on: July 29, 2013, 04:04:50 AM »

I quite enjoyed Lean's Great Expectations, and this is spoken as somebody who holds no special accord to Dickens' original work.

I think we've spoken Lean before, and I said that I enjoy his earlier, smaller works more than his later epics. I still hold that opinion.

Every dead body that is not exterminated becomes one of them. It gets up and kills. The people it kills, get up and kill.
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 239
Posts: 4528

« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 06:21:56 PM »

Of the dozen or more versions made, both for TV and the big screen, one dating back to 1909, this is probably the best of 'em. Look for Alec Guiness in his first credited movie role. Also the motion picture debut of English actor Howard Lang.
Pages: [1] Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946) on TCM right now !!! « previous next »
    Jump to:  

    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email

    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os·mo·sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is © 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.