Stanley Donen
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Blogs // 4 Articles
//Features

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1
12 Oct 2008 // 5:00 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 // 5:00 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 // 8:10 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 // 3:03 PM

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

//Blogs

Was 'On the Town' the First Film Musical Shot On Location?
6 Oct 2016 // 3:30 AM

On the Town: seminal in its use of on-location photography? Yes. The best remembered film musical for this reason? Yes. The first Hollywood musical to shoot this way?

'Deep in My Heart' Is An Overlooked Musical Delight
3 Mar 2016 // 8:10 PM

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

//Mixed media
//Blogs

'Cube Escape' Is Free, Frustrating, and Weirdly Compelling

// Moving Pixels

"The Cube Escape games are awful puzzle games, but they're an addicting descent into madness.

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