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Cluny Brown (Ernst Lubitsch, 1946)

“Ernst Lubitsch’s final finished film is a deceptively lighthearted exploration of class and gender issues in Britain on the brink of World War II.” I review the AV quality and bonus materials on Criterion’s recent release over at Slant Magazine.

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Capsule Reviews: May 9 – 12

Lured (Douglas Sirk, 1947) – 2.5/5 Given the fact that glossy melodramas (or, at least, their trappings) were Sirk’s forte, it should come as no surprise that this early noir fails for the most part to achieve, let alone sustain, … Continue reading

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