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Wednesday, July 9 2014

‘Operation Petticoat’ Is Too Tightly Buttoned

Operation Petticoat, one of post-war America's more popular war flicks, is an example of the era's basically conservative teases.


Monday, March 23 2009

To Catch a Thief: The Centennial Collection

This is not really about how to nab a cat burglar, but rather about beautiful people in beautiful places.


Thursday, March 27 2008

Cary Grant 4-Disc Collector’s Set

All these films reflect the gendered assumptions of their era. But Grant emerges victorious, no matter the role. His coat of armor is his charm, and he inhabits it seamlessly.


Thursday, March 22 2007

Holiday (1938)

Boasting a script packed full of acerbic gems, Holiday also has a tremendous visual energy.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

The Awful Truth (1937)

Never sappy, The Awful Truth is at once light on its feet and grounded at heart.


Tuesday, March 18 2003

Once Upon a Time (1944)

On its surface a classic fairytale, it can also be read as commentary on Hollywood's role in wartime America.


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