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Articles tagged ernst lubitsch

Monday, August 22 2011

‘A Divided World’ Suffers from Too Much Company

A fortress of text with not a soul in sight, dense as granite and intense as drying cement.


Thursday, August 18 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 6: Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli

Today runs the gamut. Hollywood to indie art house, female perspective to male, screwball comedy to chamber drama. The odyssey from Ernst Lubitsch to Vincente Minnelli will provide illumination on how film's first special effects were used, how two brothers presciently preceded reality TV in the Hamptons, and why some directors prefer to work about once a decade on average...


Tuesday, April 22 2008

Eclipse Series 8: Lubitsch Musicals

The pre-Hays Code sexual innuendos of these films capture a side of the musical rarely seen in classical Hollywood films, of guilt-free dalliances and blatantly carnal wordplay in the style of Cole Porter.


Wednesday, June 15 2005

Heaven Can Wait: Criterion Collection (1943)

The newly dead Henry Van Cleave (Don Ameche) wants to be judged.


Wednesday, April 2 2003

Trouble in Paradise (1932)

The film is full of perfectly executed scenes.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise by Scott Eyman

Arguably the father of the musical and romantic comedy, Lubitsch brought an optimistic and practiced eye to the budding silver screen.


Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise by Scott Eyman

Arguably the father of the musical and romantic comedy, Lubitsch brought an optimistic and practiced eye to the budding silver screen.


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