Understanding the Golden Age of Hollywood 

(Spoiler warning follows for The Searchers, Sunset Boulevard, and Strangers on a Train)  Because of Hollywood’s influence on America, to understand our current cultural context it is important to understand Hollywood’s Golden Age. Despite the significance of the topic, most people have a faulty view of this time. Classic Hollywood is often seen as an era that either moralized or simply refused to tackle mature … Continue reading Understanding the Golden Age of Hollywood