Tag Archives: Preston Sturges

DVD of the Week: Hail! The Conquering Hero

This brilliantly funny movie is one of Preston Sturges’ less well known great comedies.  Eddie Bracken plays a would-be soldier discharged for hay fever – but his hometown mistakenly think that he is sent home a war hero.  Hilarity ensues.  … Continue reading

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Upcoming on TV: Hail! The Conquering Hero

    Don’t miss this brilliantly funny movie.  It’s one of Preston Sturges’ less well known great comedies.  Eddie Bracken plays a would-be soldier discharged for hay fever – but his hometown mistakenly thinks that he is being sent home … Continue reading

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10 Best Prison Movies

So how does A Prophet stack up against other films in that time honored genre – the Prison Movie? Can a French film rank high among the Alcatraz, Sing Sing and Folsom fare? My top ten includes familiar themes – … Continue reading

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