Ten Animated Films Criterion Should Consider.
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Ten Animated Films Criterion Should Consider.

The Criterion Collection is simply the best company in the United States, and possibly the world when it comes to re-issuing and releasing international film treasures. Whether it be Ingrid Bergman’s The Seventh Seal or Alex Cox’s Repo Man, one can be safely assured each DVD release will be given the treatment of a new … Continue reading

Five Films Starring Judy Garland (that you were afraid to watch)
Film Criticism / Film History / Film Theory / Gay History / Gay Studies / Judy Garland / List-o-rama

Five Films Starring Judy Garland (that you were afraid to watch)

Judy has gotten a bad rap as time goes by. She has, and always will be one of the most potent cult figures in Gay history, a fact that has cast over gay culture, and all American pop culture, like a long and sinister statue. Saint Judy, we think we know her all too well, … Continue reading

The Weirdest (…and most politically incorrect) Movie Musical Numbers Ever Made!
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The Weirdest (…and most politically incorrect) Movie Musical Numbers Ever Made!

Sure, plenty of folks hate musicals. (I hope none of them are among us, my lovely readers, and if so what on EARTH are you doing here?) But if someone detaches themselves from their devotion to the singing, dancing art, well, honestly it is a little weird. People burst into song, sets and dancers pop … Continue reading

Five Film Books Tragically Out of Print (that you should go look for anyway…)
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Five Film Books Tragically Out of Print (that you should go look for anyway…)

While everyone is currently in awe of reading books on their Kindles, I-pads etc. etc. that might all be good and well, but you’re missing a lot. Don’t get me wrong, plenty of books are ripe candidates for digital consumption, but none of them are (and won’t be anytime soon) on this list. I for … Continue reading