30 hand picked films. A new one every day
Intelligent film essay about the influence of McCarthy’s hunt for Communists on the professional and private lives of established actors, scriptwriters and directors in Hollywood at the time.
Andersen and Burch assemble a film about what isn't shown because it can't be shown but construct their argument in large part out of what can be shown, a perverse and simple twist delivered with bullet point precision and matter-of-fact frankness.
Fascinating film essay on the contribution and legacy of Hollywood's left on cinema. It is ironic to see how the accepted norms of political thinking changed colours just as soon as the war was over.
Oh Hollywoo, your Commie years was a proud one, admit it will ya?
Feels like a quality a 400 level Film History final.