Frank Capra
Features // 2 Articles
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
//Features

The Voice of the Demagogue and American So-Called Democracy
2 Nov 2016 // 8:30 PM

Gabriel Over the White House seriously asks a question that should only be asked as satire or farce: what if the best solution for the US is to have a fascist dictator in charge?

Pixilated: Frank Capra's Columbia Years
22 Jan 2007 // 2:00 PM

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.

//Columns

Confronting Evil, Determinism, and Death in 'It's a Wonderful Life'
1 Dec 2016 // 8:30 PM

Exploring the darker core of a Christmas classic reveals just what is so wonderful about life.

//Reviews

'It Happened One Night' Is Graceful and Quick as a Magic Trick
8 Jan 2015 // 8:10 PM

Frank Capra's Oscar-dominating film is still funny, still romantic, and still quite beautiful to look at 80 years later.

White Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life
9 Nov 2009 // 2:58 PM

While they might be right out of the Saturday Evening Post with their Norman Rockwell-esque moralizing and message, one cannot deny how thoroughly entertaining and iconic they both are.

//Blogs

White Christmas and It's a Wonderful Life
19 Nov 2009 // 11:54 PM

White Christmas: Anniversary Edition - Paramount [$24.99] / It's a Wonderful Life: 2 Disc Collector's Set - Paramount [$29.98]

Seasoned Greetings: White Christmas (1954) and It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
8 Nov 2009 // 8:00 AM

Holiday films earn their place as categorical 'classics' in a couple of significant ways. The first is in the standard language of film itself. They're

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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