Lloyd Bacon
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Blogs // 4 Articles
//Reviews

When Talkies Were Red Hot: 'Gold Dust Gertie' and 'Her Majesty, Love'
7 Feb 2016 // 8:10 PM

From the era of Hollywood's creative borrowing of Broadway come two scandalous comedies that predate the Production Code's thematic restrictions.

Baseball Double Feature - Kill the Umpire / Safe at Home (1950)
12 Apr 2007 // 4:59 PM

Sony might have been swinging for the fences with this DVD release, but it ended up hitting an easy pop fly to the shallow outfield.

//Blogs

'42nd Street' Is Still a Young and Healthy Musical
18 May 2015 // 9:00 AM

42nd Street invented or perfected all the clichés of the backstage musical.

'Mother Is a Freshman' Is a Study in Dwindling Fortitudes
11 Feb 2015 // 9:00 PM

This movie, which mines the dated territory of professor/student relationships, trivializes education while looking swank.

//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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