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#170: Trouble In Paradise




Special Features

  1. Audio commentary by Lubitsch biographer Scott Eyman (Ernst Lubitsch: Laughter in Paradise)
  2. New video introduction by director Peter Bogdanovich…
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Peter Bogdanovich

Jackson’s Pre-Code Essentials #42: BLONDE VENUS (1932)

Welcome to another Wildcard Wednesday! Today’s post is the latest addition in our series of Pre-Code Essentials. Here’s the updated list.

42. Blonde Venus (1932) 1,024 more words

The Razor's Edge (1946)

  • So…here’s the scoop: Larry Darrell (Tyrone Power) comes back from World War I and can’t figure out life’s purpose or the value of most day-to-day activities & occupations, because of the awful things he’s seen.
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Trouble in Paradise (1932)


Ernst Lubitsch is synonymous in cinema for lightness, grace, and class, his elegant comedies during Hollywood’s golden era now mostly considered classics not just because of their sense of humour but the subtlety of Lubitsch’s direction in bringing his ideas to the screen. 125 more words

Film Reviews

The Enchanted Cottage (1945)

I’m not sure how long ago but I recall an acquaintance once asking me if I knew of a film where a disfigured couple live in a magical cottage where their visual flaws disappear and they remain beautiful to each other. 688 more words

Daily Take

Film Noir Friday: The Letter (1940)

William Wyler directs The Letter, a 1940 film noir based on the 1927 play of the same name by W. Somerset Maugham. The screenplay is by Howard E. 672 more words

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Director: William Wyler

Produced by: Samuel Goldwyn… 1,288 more words