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Sunday, March 30 2008

Forbidden Hollywood Collection, Vol. 2

Hooray for 'Hollywood': Second volume of '30s 'Forbidden' films is a fascinating collection.


Sunday, December 2 2007

Its A Wonderful Life: Two-Disc Collectors Set

Contrary to its public image, Frank Capra's greatest film is a dark and turbulent tale of surrender and sacrifice, of human frailty and defeatism, of that proverbial ledge from which hopes and dreams are thrown to the raging waters.


Monday, January 22 2007

Pixilated: Frank Capra’s Columbia Years

Capra's films of the '30s are seminal works and cannot be underestimated; their influence on American film has been viral, forever infiltrating the structural and thematic templates of contemporary cinema.


Tuesday, March 25 2003

You Can’t Take It With You (1938)

Reveals the liberation offered by non-alienating work and examines the matrices between class and gender, as few other films do.


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