Mervyn Leroy
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The Guys Who Bond in the Sky: 'Toward the Unknown'
3 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

All this aircraft is blatantly fetishized, with Bond at one point giving his plane an impulsive and passionate smack of the lips.


All the Lonely Women in 'Home Before Dark' and 'The Night Digger'
27 Feb 2011 // 2:59 PM

It's a woman's film in which the problem is the marriage, a state that other films end on happily as the fulfillment of all a heroine's narrative promises.


'Broadminded' and 'Elmer the Great' Are the Depression Era's Cinematic Escapism
15 Oct 2014 // 9:00 AM

That Joe E. Brown, he's got a mouth on him.

'Strange Lady in Town' Stresses the Importance of Women's Points of View
30 Sep 2014 // 12:00 AM

The movie's real point is its message about strong women, which makes it a surprisingly undated bit of relaxation that stresses female points of view.

//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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