Rebecca Wright

Rebecca has a B.A. in the Humanities with an emphasis in film and writing. She holds an M.A. in American and British literature. She loves to explore all film genres, but has a special place in her heart for big epics like "Cleopatra" and "Ben-Hur."

Mom and Dad (1945)

Blu-ray Review: Mom and Dad (Forbidden Fruit: The Golden Age of the Exploitation Picture Volume 1)

Done in conjunction with the National Film Registry and Something Weird Video, the first entry in Kino Lorber’s Forbidden Fruit: The Golden Age Of The Exploitation Picture, Mom and Dad has the distinction of becoming one of the highest grossing films of the 1940’s despite being condemned by the National Legion of Decency. The story …

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Holiday (1938)

Blu-ray Review: Holiday (Criterion Collection)

Based on a play by Philip Barry, Holiday is the third film starring Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn and their third with director George Cukor. Released in 1938 around the time Katherine Hepburn was being called “box office poison,” she gives one of her more heartfelt performances. A romantic comedy, Holiday has a surprisingly serious …

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