Preston Sturges
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//Features

The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti
28 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM

Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.

//Columns

Laughing Through the Great Depression With 'Sullivan's Travels'
15 Apr 2015 // 8:30 PM

The real charm of Sullivan’s Travels is the way it exposes Hollywood’s mediation of the Depression and the trauma it inflicted.

//Reviews

'The Palm Beach Story' and the Comedy of Patriarchy
19 Feb 2015 // 8:10 PM

In pure madcap fashion, Preston Sturges' wartime comedy depicts just how absurd the constraints on women are in a patriarchal society.

The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944)
6 Nov 2005 // 6:00 PM

Far from being a sermon, the movie is no bromide against girlish promiscuity, but a mature consideration of love found through 'unconventional' means.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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