Sam Wood
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Blogs // 2 Articles

Lou Gehrig: The Pride of the Yankees
7 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

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.


The Pride of the Yankees: Collector's Edition
27 Mar 2008 // 4:58 PM

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

Essential Classics - Romances
27 Jun 2007 // 4:59 PM

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.


'Raffles' Is an Education on How to Become a Proper Gentleman Thief
4 Nov 2014 // 3:31 AM

These two versions of the minor classic character Raffles are two peas -- or pearls -- in a pod.

'Hold Your Man' (1933)
25 Jan 2013 // 6:41 AM

Fast and Loose

//Mixed media

'Fire Emblem Heroes' Is a Bad Crossover

// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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