Curtis Bernhardt
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

Even Misfires Give Off Sparks: 'The Unfinished Dance' and 'Devotion'
27 Apr 2011 // 3:59 PM

Hollywood learned a lot from artists who'd been steeped in Expressionism.

'Her Highness and the Bellboy', 'My Love Came Back' & 'The Bachelor Father'
28 Feb 2011 // 2:59 PM

As with these three romances, some fairy tales don't quite go as you expect.


Joan Crawford Lets Us Have It in 'Possessed'
12 Jan 2015 // 5:27 AM

This Joan Crawford vehicle is a tantalizing mix of woman's melodrama and Freudian noir.

Proto-Noir: 'Conflict'
4 May 2012 // 7:00 AM

How not to murder your wife.

//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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