Tag Archives: Michael Curtiz

Notes on “Curtiz”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Curtiz” is a moderately successful Hungarian production that uses the filming of “Casablanca” to examine conflicted reactions to the Second World War. As prolific filmmaker Michael Curtiz, Ferenc Lengyel gives a cagey, intelligent performance. Like Rick … Continue reading

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Is the Model UN a CIA Propaganda Tool?

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Yes, I’m talking about the high school extracurricular activity but waitasecond, hear me out before you click over to the most recent Naked Lady of the Week. The GF and I were working our way through PARKS … Continue reading

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“Female”

Fabrizio¬†del Wrongo writes: In the 1933 “Female,” Ruth Chatteron¬†plays a successful industrialist who goes through men with the efficiency of a Catherine the Great. When she fancies a secretary (they’re all male), she invites them to her manse for dinner, … Continue reading

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