William Dieterle
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//Features

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Five
21 Jun 2012 // 5:10 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part five features Charles Laughton, Madeline Kahn and more...

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part One
17 Jun 2012 // 5:30 PM

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular Essential Female and Male Performances feature with 50 additions to the essentials list. Watch this space for the next two weeks as we bring to your screen more iconic film performances. Today's highlights include Lucille Ball and John Barrymore.

//Columns

Farther Than You Think: Mapping the Noir Terrain
22 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM

Rope of Sand, Dark City, and Union Station each extend the shadowy reach of film noir.

//Reviews

When Talkies Were Red Hot: 'Gold Dust Gertie' and 'Her Majesty, Love'
7 Feb 2016 // 8:10 PM

From the era of Hollywood's creative borrowing of Broadway come two scandalous comedies that predate the Production Code's thematic restrictions.

The Maltese Spin-Offs: 'Satan Met a Lady' and 'The Maltese Bippy'
12 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM

These are not the gospel according to Dashiell Hammett.

//Blogs

'Kismet' Is a Mix of 'Arabian Nights' and Hollywood
7 Aug 2014 // 5:00 AM

Warner Archive has offered up a version of the 1955 version of "Kismet", which contrasts nicely with its 1944 counterpart.

All About Busby: 'Fashions of 1934'
18 Nov 2011 // 6:00 AM

Not a Musical...and Not What You Think

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Was Super Bowl 50 a Golden Bowl?

// Channel Surfing

"A pop culture play-by-play of the biggest TV event of the year.

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