Category Archives: Book review

Summer Reading Classic Film Book Challenge: The Crime Films of Anthony Mann

I just recently finish Max Alvarez’s The Crime Films of Anthony Mann, which was published by the University of Mississippi Press earlier this year. It was a perfect tie-in with a retrospective series the UCLA Film and Television Archive did … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Wide-Eyed In Babylon

A few weeks ago, I went with a friend to see Billy Wilder’s The Lost Weekend on the big screen. I had previously seen the movie a few years ago, and recalled it being a solid film, but hadn’t really … Continue reading

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