FILMPreston Sturges, 1940, 82’
“WHATTA GUY! He loved a fight or a frolic... and he usually found one!”
Skeeters: If it wasn’t for graft, you’d get a very low type of people in politics. Men without ambition. Jellyfish.
FILMPreston Sturges, 1941, 90’
Tired of churning out lightweight comedies, Hollywood director John L. Sullivan (Joel McCrea) decides to make O Brother, Where Art Thou? - a serious, socially responsible film about human suffering.
FILMPreston Sturges, 1941, 94’
“Once long ago, as a teenage cinephile, I found myself sitting in front of Sturges’ The Lady Eve (1941). I had been told it was a masterpiece but, as is the case with every cinephile, I needed to be personally convinced of its greatness – so I waited for the epiphany to arrive.