Tag: Alan Ladd

Hommes Fatales: Fritz Lang’s ‘The Blue Gardenia’

“‘The Blue Gardenia’ occupies a curious space inside noir. In many ways, it acts as an indirect response to many of the films that preceded it, with their icy femmes fatales…”

Vague Visages Writers’ Room: Weekend Vibes 6.8.18

Weekend Vibes is a Friday column about streaming recommendations, new release hype and entertainment events. 

More Than Mythology: Overt Quotation in James Mangold’s ‘Logan’

“Heavy-handed “meta” moments make the allusions worthless, and superhero films will keep hitting a glass ceiling until they can start creating their own cinematic mythology.”