Monday, June 21 2010
Thursday, March 25 2010
It was Judy Garland’s afﬁnity for the absurd that triggered Vincent Minelli’s idea for a ﬁlm version of The Pirate, a rakish story that would employ Garland, Gene Kelly, and a very strange song composed by Cole Porter.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
Monday, October 22 2007
Thursday, April 26 2007
This is a conformist America as it was defining itself in the mid 20th century, a young superpower looking backwards for grounding. The characters are brash and loud and charismatic.
Monday, October 18 2004
The investigation into issues of patriotism and accountability in Judgment at Nuremberg resonates strongly with contemporary American politics.