Daniel Eagan discusses America’s Film Legacy, 2009-2010, a companion volume to his 2008 book, America’s Film Legacy, a guide to the 500 most significant films ever made in the United States as selected by the National Film Registry. The updated edition includes well-knownmovies, like "The Muppet Movie" and "Dog Day Afternoon," to more obscure films, like "A Study in Reds" and "Hot Dogs for Gauguin."
It's Oscar season again, and we're taking a look behind the scenes, at the campaigns behind the Academy Awards. Here to give us some perspective are three men in the know: Mark Harris, who wrote the cover story for New York magazine, called, “The Red Carpet Campaign,” which ...
We’ll look at how musicals of the 1930’s shaped and were influenced by the political and economic realities of the time. Leonard talks to Daniel Eagan, author of America’s Film Legacy, coming out from Continuum Books, and a film critic at Film Journal, and Jonathan Kahana,
We look at how Hollywood has dealt with the world of machine politics, and how it's used characters like the nefarious party boss and the do-good reformer -- from their heyday between 1875 and 1950 up to the present. Daniel Eagan is a film critic for Film Journal ...
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