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The Man Who Knew Too Much (1934): A Review

I realized upon watching The Man Who Knew Too Much again that the movie deserves more credit than I had originally given it. I had seen it twice before, both times on a cheap videocassette with muffled audio that made it difficult to pick up the dialogue. As a result, I had always dismissed the film rather unfairly, ranking it ... Read More »

America Through British Eyes: A Review of Evelyn Waugh’s The Loved One

Poor Sir Francis Hinsley. Scuttled out the door by the Hollywood studio for which he works, without so much as a thank-you or retirement mug, the weary British expatriate attempts to exit the stage with dignity by hanging himself. Alas, however, there is no dignity in 1940s Hollywood. Read More »