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30s Review: The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938)
Why do they keep trying to make Robin Hood gritty? Robin Hood is supposed to be fun! Folk heroes bring cultures together by passing on stories and teaching us lessons about ourselves. Trying to force a modern tone on them … Continue reading
Top 10 Screen Sword Fights
Who doesn’t love a good sword fight? An essential element of classic swashbuckling adventures, this type of action set-piece lives on as a way to liven up any film by pushing two or more characters (usually a “goodie” and a “baddie”) into passionate, personal, and violent … Continue reading
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Best American Films of the 1930s (1)
My list of the best of Hollywood in the 30s. Be sure to check out the rest of the Greatest Films site!