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‘Pillow Talk’: THR’s 1959 Review

On Oct. 6, 1959, Rock Hudson and Doris Day's Pillow Talk premiered in New York theaters. The film went on to be nominated for five Oscars at the 32nd Academy Awards, winning for its screenplay…

‘A Star Is Born’: THR’s 1954 Review

On Sept. 29, 1954, Warner Bros. premiered George Cukor's A Star Is Born at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles. The highly anticipated event was billed at the time as "the first film to premiere…

‘The Searchers’: THR’s 1956 Review

On March 13, 1956, reviews for director John Ford's 110-minute Western epic, The Searchers, began arriving from industry press. The Hollywood Reporter's original take on Warner Bros.' John Wayne starr…

‘North by Northwest’: THR’s 1959 Review

On July 17, 1959, Alfred Hitchcock unveiled his latest suspense thriller, North by Northwest, in theaters in Los Angeles. The film, starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint, was nominated for three Osc…

‘Some Like It Hot’: THR’s 1959 Review

On March 29, 1959, Billy Wilder's Some Like It Hot, starring Marilyn Monroe and Jack Lemmon, held its premiere in New York. The comedy went on to be nominated for six Oscars at the 32nd…

‘Rebel Without a Cause’: THR’s 1955 Review

On Oct. 27, 1955, Warner Bros. released a teenage drama, Rebel Without a Cause, just a month after star James Dean’s untimely death in an automobile accident. The film would go on to earn three Oscar…