Monday, July 2 2012
Not every pre-Code film is a Scarface or Baby Face; some are only mediocre faces.
Monday, November 15 2010
Men's movies show us a fantasy of the man we'd like to be (Tarzan or James Bond or Sam Spade), while women's movies are transmogrified dreams of women's real lives.
Thursday, June 2 2011
A Texas Ranger and a smooth-talking gambler go undercover to take down a notorious gang of gunrunners.
Tuesday, November 10 2009
While they might be right out of the Saturday Evening Post with their Norman Rockwell-esque moralizing and message, one cannot deny how thoroughly entertaining and iconic they both are.
Monday, March 31 2008
Hooray for 'Hollywood': Second volume of '30s 'Forbidden' films is a fascinating collection.
Friday, August 3 2007
This second volume of the Errol Flynn Signature Collection spans the first decade of Flynn's career, offering considerable variety and a reasonable glimpse at the fabled lothario's on-screen range.
Tuesday, May 29 2007
Some favorite DVD box sets that will round out any classics collection.
Friday, January 11 2013
But not to cinema
Friday, November 20 2009
White Christmas: Anniversary Edition - Paramount [$24.99] / It's a Wonderful Life: 2 Disc Collector's Set - Paramount [$29.98]
Sunday, November 8 2009
Holiday films earn their place as categorical 'classics' in a couple of significant ways. The first is in the standard language of film itself. They're…