Blogs // 4 Articles
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.
'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.