Preston Sturges
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Reviews // 5 Articles
//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

Rediscovering an Overlooked Non-Masterpiece: 'The Beautiful Blonde From Bashful Bend'
28 Nov 2016 // 8:45 PM

Preston Sturges' funny western farce has a few subversive ideas.

Preston Sturges: A Woefully Underrated Filmmaker
24 Feb 2016 // 8:05 PM

One of the Golden Age of Hollywood's most richly complicated and woefully underrated figures gets the critical attention he deserves in this essay collection on his life and movies.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Exposition Dumps Don't Need Dialogue in 'Virginia'

// Moving Pixels

"Virginia manages to have an exposition dump without wordy exposition.

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