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The Lady Eve (Preston Sturges, 1941)

“Preston Sturges’s farce, delightfully marked by its verbal pyrotechnics and pure slapstick, remains a canny deconstruction of romantic-comedy tropes.” Read my entire review over at Slant Magazine.

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Capsule Reviews: June 21 – 23

The Phantom Carriage (Victor Sjöström, 1920) – 3.5/5 Sjöström’s silent morality play proves a classic example of style over substance (and not in the pejorative sense). Based on a popular novel written as a hygienic diatribe against “consumption” (TB, not … Continue reading

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