Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Blanche Fury”

What happens when a woman determined to make a life of her own meets a man who is willing to take back what is his by any means necessary, even if it means murder? The British film Blanche Fury, made in 1948, features such a plot, and the results are deadly for all characters involved. The film stars Valerie Hobson, Stewart Granger, and Michael Gough, and is directed by Marc Allégret. It is based on a novel by Joseph Shearing. Read More Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Blanche Fury”

Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: Jamaica Inn

Hello, Persephoneers! Today’s classic movie pick is a period suspense film directed by the master of suspense films itself. Care to guess? It’s Jamaica Inn, made in 1939 and directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It’s based on the novel of the same title by Daphne du Maurier and stars Charles Laughton, Maureen O’Hara, and Robert Newton. Read More Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: Jamaica Inn