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Bringing Up Baby

Baby Love: Happy Birthday Howard Hawks

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Hapy Birthday to the late, great Howard Hawks. Let's celebrate with one of his best, Bringing Up Baby. Here's my brief ode to Hepburn, Grant, bones, dogs, leopards and... "You're a fixation."

How Oscar Lost Its Sense of Humor -- and 20 Comedies Worthy of Best Picture

John Farr | Posted 04.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Is this oversight wholly the fault of the Academy? Who else, unless we all agree it's somehow natural or fitting for great comedies to be treated like the second-class citizens of cinema.

Twenty Top Movie Endings You (Maybe) Hadn't Thought Of

John Farr | Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

All great movies -- and great movie endings -- stay in our memories as normal or indifferent ones never could. They're like great taglines -- their strength lies in the very fact that we can't forget them.

Howard Hawks Retrospective in Berkeley

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 03.12.2012 | San Francisco
Thomas Gladysz

What does a seminal gangster film like Scarface have in common with such screwball comedies as Bringing Up Baby, and His Girl Friday? The answer is Howard Hawks.

Silly Sarah and the Govinator: A Study in Contrast

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Giles Slade

Sarah's resignation confirms what her values actually are by defining what is most important to her. Governor Palin is going to keep as much of her newfound money as she can.

The Best Depression-Era Comedies by Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

A savvy Hollywood responded to challenging times by recognizing what a transformed public would want to see and leveraging the full might of the studio system to provide it.