Montgomery Clift’s Oscar-Nominated Performances

Today marks what would have been the 99th birthday of Montgomery Clift, an actor I’ve long admired since taking a deep dive into classic Hollywood films. While one of the more prolific stars of his time, Clift feels underrated as an actor, especially in conversation with his contemporaries like Marlon Brando and James Dean, and…

Summer Under the Stars: The Search (1948)

TCM’s star of the day is Montgomery Clift, and my film pick for the actor is┬áThe Search, which airs today at 4:00 P.M. (EST). The Search follows a young Czech boy named Karel Malik (Ivan Jandl) who flees a refugee center in postwar Germany to find his mother (Jarmila Novotna), whom he was separated from…