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Home Video Hovel: Trapped, by David Bax

Richard Fleischer’s Trapped–out now on Blu-ray from Flicker Alley–begins in unorthodox fashion for a film noir. A mini-documentary explains to us the purpose of the United States Department of the Treasury, specifically its agents, known collectively as the Secret Service...


Home Video Hovel: Olivia, by David Bax

From the vantage point of the toxic masculinity in which we men were raised, most female friendships are indistinguishable from love affairs. The openness, the tenderness, even the acrimony all exist at deeper levels than we tend to allow ourselves...


Home Video Hovel: All About Eve, by David Bax

From the opening narration by George Sanders, a dazzlingly loquacious bit of verbiage in which he, ironically, makes fun of the character on screen for being long-winded, it’s clear that Joseph L. Mankiewicz’s All About Eve is going to be...