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Here’s an overview of the films I’ve watched this past week:

You’re Telling Me (1934): W.C. Fields is Sam Bisbee,  an inventor who just can’t get a break, at least not until he runs into a beautiful princess on the train home from another disastrous attempt to get some… 862 more words

[Blu-Ray Review] Preston Sturges’ Classic ‘Sullivan’s Travels’ Gets The Criterion HD Treatment: Now Available On Blu-Ray & DVD From The Criterion Collection

Sullivan’s Travels (The Criterion Collection)

Director: Preston Sturges

Cast: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick

Release Date: Now Available on Criterion Collection Blu-Ray & DVD… 949 more words


The 5 Best Movies to Buy or Stream This Week: ‘The Babadook,’ ‘Steve McQueen’

With film critics and movie fans hyperbolically declaring It Follows the best horror movie in decades, this week’s best disc and streaming release is well timed — after all, that’s what everyone was saying about… 751 more words


Kept Husbands: a moralistic mediation on marriage

Opposers of the Hays Code would surely have pointed to films such as Kept Husbands as evidence that not all films were encouraging out-of-marital sexual liaisons or other ‘loose’ behaviours. 725 more words


Madonna, Goddess, Temptress (October, 1931)

The Common Law (1931) A Charles R. Rogers Production :: RKO Pathé Pictures / P: Charles R. Rogers / AP: Harry Joe Brown / D: Paul L. 35 more words

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A religious motto in the background establishes Joel McCrea’s righteousness — as if that were necessary! — as he opposes the villain’s hubris.

The title RAMROD was guaranteed to reduce my inner smutty schoolboy to helpless sniggering, but the re-teaming of Joel McCrea and Veronica Lake from SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS, with Lake’s husband Andre DeToth at the helm, merited more serious attention, clearly. 739 more words


Throwback Trailer: Sullivan's Travels (1941)

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea), convinced he won’t be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to “know trouble” first-hand. 47 more words

Throwback Trailer