Stanley Donen
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//Features

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1
12 Oct 2008 // 6:00 PM

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.

Part 1: Pure Classicism
17 Jun 2007 // 6:00 PM

In its infancy, the cinematic artform went through some formidable technological and stylistic changes. The ten DVDs discussed here highlight the very definition of the Golden Age of filmmaking.

//Reviews

'Saturn 3' and Sociopathic Robots from Beyond the Stars
9 Dec 2013 // 9:10 PM

From the director of Singin' in the Rain comes this sci-fi horror film that had all the potential to be the next Alien, but falls far short of the mark.

Debbie Reynolds in Multiple Musical Doses: 'Give a Girl a Break' & 'The Affairs of Dobie Gillis'
18 Jan 2012 // 4:03 PM

You'd think she'd have made the minor ones before her breakthrough, but somehow Debbie Reynolds' projects devolved.

//Blogs

'Deep in My Heart' Is An Overlooked Musical Delight
3 Mar 2016 // 9:10 PM

The captivating life of an operettist, as told via Al Jolson, Gene Kelly, and a "Leg of Mutton".

Double Take: 'Singin' in the Rain' (1952)
23 Feb 2016 // 9:10 PM

Let the stormy clouds chase everyone from the place, we gotta dance! Double Take does a pas de deux on the Gene Kelly classic.

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//Blogs

In Defense of the Infinite Universe in 'No Man's Sky'

// Moving Pixels

"The common cries of disappointment that surround No Man’s Sky stem from the exciting idea of an infinite universe clashing with the harsh reality of an infinite universe.

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