Leo McCarey
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Blogs // 4 Articles

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Two
18 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part two features Ellen Burstyn, Diahann Carroll and more...


Make Way for Tomorrow
14 Apr 2010 // 4:00 PM

When asked about this film Orson Welles said, "My god! I watched it four times and cried my eyes out every time!" He then went on to say, "It could make a stone cry."

The Awful Truth (1937)
1 Apr 2003 // 6:00 PM

Never sappy, The Awful Truth is at once light on its feet and grounded at heart.


Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why
29 Jun 2015 // 6:35 AM

As the Criterion Collection's ever-growing roster shows, there are simply too many great pictures out on home video to know what to do with.

'Good Sam' Is Anything But a Feel-Good HIt
21 Aug 2014 // 6:00 AM

Good Sam juxtaposes the reality its characters live in with a sort of Shirley Temple optimism.

//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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