In Theatres for June 17th

 Ryan Reynolds is Hal Jordan, a test pilot who becomes better known as The Green Lantern once a magical green ring falls into his possession.  It seems like we are getting a new comic-book based film every other week this Summer, and this week is no exception.  In The  The film stars Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark …

Noir Gold: The Unforgettable Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd

 “God bless Mama, Papa, Captain Midnight, Veronica Lake, and the President of the United States” – little girl’s bedtime prayer in Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt   It’s difficult to imagine that the cinematic teaming of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake could have happened in any other decade .