By Michael Buening
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.
'Aleksandr Sokurov: Russian Ark' Serves as a Succinct Companion to the Landmark Film
Gary Stewart: Gary / Cactus and a Rose
The Obscure Cities Series Blends the Subtle and the Fantastic
America's Dirty Secrets Revealed in Robert Altman's Short Cuts
Jens Lekman: Life Will See You Now
Grails: Chalice Hymnal
On Robert Walser's Idiosyncratic, Whimsical, Sly, and Enchanting Works
'Heart of a Dog': The Sublime Journey of Lolabelle
"What shall it be? A Doctor with whip-smart delivery of his lines? A woman who will bewitch before she kicks a Dalek's ass? Oh, the possibilities...