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Thursday, September 18 2014

Mysterious Forces and Femme Fatales: ‘Out of the Past’

In Torneur's classic film, the femme fatale knows she's an object in a world of violent men she has no reason to respect.


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.


Sunday, June 17 2007

Part 1: Pure Classicism

In its infancy, the cinematic artform went through some formidable technological and stylistic changes. The ten DVDs discussed here highlight the very definition of the Golden Age of filmmaking.


Thursday, February 15 2007

The Dick Cavett Show - Hollywood Greats

This is not only an entertaining, funny, and smart guide to the glory days of Hollywood; it is an essential and useful tool for film historians.


Sunday, September 17 2006

Track of the Cat (1954)

The film traps the viewer inside the cabin with the family one minute, then out in the snow the next, watching the windows and waiting.


Monday, June 7 2004

The Winds of War

Perhaps a new generation might learn something of the substance behind the headlines by following the Henrys around the world of 65 years ago.


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