Gordon Douglas
Reviews // 2 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles

The King and Queen of Postwar Pop
5 May 2014 // 8:10 PM

Doris Day and Frank Sinatra's creamy Hollywood dreams simmer with tension and uncertainty in Young at Heart.

Only the Valiant
7 Aug 2008 // 4:59 PM

This film recalls a different cinematic climate in which movies could be made purely for entertainment without being schlocky blockbusters.


'Sincerely Yours' (1955)
7 Jun 2013 // 7:00 AM

All the world seems bright and gay.

Don’t Open That Door! # 43: THEM! (1954)
22 May 2013 // 2:00 AM

Welcome to our weekly field guide to 1950s horror and sci-fi movies and the creatures that inhabit them. This week: little tiny critters grow up to be great big monsters in THEM!

//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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