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Columns

Tuesday, April 7 2009

Lou Gehrig: The Pride of the Yankees

Americans cheer in their athletes what they demand of their citizens: humility, simplicity, and purity of spirit. It's a myth that's perfectly suited for the make-believe workings of Hollywood.


Reviews

Thursday, March 27 2008

The Pride of the Yankees: Collector's Edition

In time for baseball season comes a trio of worthy releases: Bull Durham, Eight Men Out and The Pride of the Yankees


Wednesday, June 27 2007

Essential Classics - Romances

This set highlights the existential crisis about the validity and permanence of love, in a time when Americans were reminded of the absolute ephemeral nature of life and stripped of ideals by the War.


Blogs

Friday, January 25 2013

'Hold Your Man' (1933)

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