This “jukebox musical” of patriotic Broadway hits showcases James Cagney’s powerhouse performance, but that’s basically the only part of the movie that works for me.
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Maybe the classic Old Hollywood movie, made at the height of World War II and maybe one big metaphor for the war itself.
SUNSET BOULEVARD (1950)
The decaying remains of 1920s Hollywood entrap a hack writer and lure him to his doom.
THE MALTESE FALCON (1941)
A movie that launched legendary careers and an entire classic genre of film, and is also pretty fun in its own right.