Tuesday, November 18, 2014

It Happened One Night on Blu-ray (1934) ✭✭✭✭✭

Winner of five Oscars, Frank Capra’s It Happened One Night remains an outstanding entertainment, and a touchstone of Hollywood’s most enduring cinematic genre: the Romantic Comedy. Filled with naughty, cloying sexuality and a lovable slate of archetypal characters, the film encapsulated the aspirations and desperations of 1930s America, even while evoking giggles of delight from a battered audience facing a dark and uncertain future.


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Lady Bird (2017) ✭✭✭✭½

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