Frank Capra

The 10 Best Classic Films on Blu-ray and DVD in 2022

The 10 Best Classic Films on Blu-ray and DVD in 2022

From gentle satire to something like an anarchist paint bomb tossed into an uptight dinner party, we feature the 10 Best Classic Films on Blu-ray and DVD in 2022 – and we toss in a few more, just for kicks.

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Drags America’s History From the Dark Dank Basement

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ Drags America’s History From the Dark Dank Basement

Frank Capra’s America is always on the edge of madness and nightmare. The deeper you dig into his Arsenic and Old Lace, the darker and queasier it becomes.

The Voice of the Demagogue and American So-Called Democracy

The Voice of the Demagogue and American So-Called Democracy

Gabriel Over the White House seriously asks a question that should only be asked as satire or farce: what if the best solution for the US is to have a fascist dictator in charge?
‘It Happened One Night’ Is Graceful and Quick as a Magic Trick

‘It Happened One Night’ Is Graceful and Quick as a Magic Trick

Frank Capra’s Oscar-dominating film, 1934’s It Happened One Night is still funny, romantic, and quite beautiful to look at 80 years later.

Its A Wonderful Life: Two-Disc Collectors Set

Pixilated: Frank Capra’s Columbia Years

You Can’t Take It With You (1938)