Preston Sturges
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//Features

The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti
28 Aug 2011 // 5:00 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 // 9:30 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 // 9:10 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 // 7:00 PM

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

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Ten Great Criterion Titles: What to Watch and Why

// Short Ends and Leader

"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.

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