Alexander Mackendrick
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Gossip As Gospel in 'Sweet Smell of Success'
24 Mar 2011 // 3:58 PM

Criterion’s release of Sweet Smell of Success draws attention to the contrast between the shady characters of Alexander Mackendrick’s films and the good nature of the director himself.

The StudioCanal Collection on Blu-ray: The Ladykillers, Ran, and Contempt
1 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM

Lionsgate inaugurates a series of high-quality editions of classic films with the StudioCanal Collection on Blu-ray. The first releases include The Ladykillers, Ran, and Contempt.


'Sweet Smell of Success' has only gotten sweeter over the years
23 Feb 2011 // 3:30 AM

The ironic title of 1957's "Sweet Smell of Success" was intentional, but the film's flopping at the box-office certainly wasn't. Contemporary audiences evidently weren't interested

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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