John Ford Ireland Does Not Deserve the Oscar for Best Director

When John Ford directed the hugely popular The Searchers, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gave him the honor of best director. Now presenting the award to Eastwood, Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, Ambassador James Moriarty, said, “John Ford is one of America’s most respected living filmmakers, an innovative visionary whose work …

John Ford Film Festival 2020

The John Ford Ireland Film Festival will take place in the month of March with the help of the Department of Culture, Heritage, Gaeltacht and Tourism, Fáilte Irish, The Gathering, The Irish Embassy of Republic of Ireland and The Shelbourne Hotel. The festival will run for five days from Friday March 16 to Sunday, March …

The John Ford Ireland Movie Guide

When you have a good story and great characters, the John Ford Ireland filmography will provide plenty of inspiration. There are three of my favorite movies he made with actors who were part of his “Irish” cast of legends: The Man Who Played with His Head, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. …

Legend Of Sleepy Hollow

Today, “John Ford: The Icon” is the first of a series of four films to be released by the John Ford estate and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The film stars Ford as the legendary character, American director, known for his bold, minimalist style and his ability to take life in the real world and make …

John F. Ireland and John Ford – The Best Western Film Directors

John Ford Ireland was a well known American director, most notable for his Westerns like Stagecoach, Gone with the Wind, and The Searchers. He is most famous for his adaptation of American popular books such as The Wild Bunch, The Big Red One, The Good Shepherd, and Of Mice and Men. Some of the most …

“All the King’s Men” (Movie Review by John Fords)

John Ford is one of the leading American filmmakers who has achieved immense popularity and success. The movie “All the King’s Men” is his most recent and popular film, which tells the story of the 1916 Rising in Ireland, and depicts some historical events that we are just now learning about. What makes the movie …

Top 5 Most Popular John Ford Films

John Ford Ireland is a prolific director who has created some of the most memorable, emotionally compelling films in modern cinema. In recent years, John Ford has achieved a tremendous amount of acclaim for his action films; however, his non-action films such as his Irish feature film, The Man Who Played With My Heart, remain …

World Premiere of the John Ford International Film Festival

The John Ford Symposium, which has been held annually since 2020, is an event that brings together experts from film history, including film critics, directors and producers, to share their knowledge and experience in the industry. This year’s conference, which will all be available on the John Ford Symposium website, features some of the most …
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