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Sep 20, 2019

Join Dave and Elise for episode one of our (near-)complete filmography series on the great Jennifer Jones (née Phylis Isley). We provide a few preliminary thoughts re: our take on the Jones/Selznick synergy and then dive right into the films. Song of Bernadette kicks things off with quite a blessed bang, situating our...


Sep 12, 2019

Elise and Dave launch their extended excursion into oligarchic auteurism with a pair of films from the studio whose special touch may very well have been its hands-off approach to directorial oversight. Certainly Behind the Make-Up (aka The Feeder) makes a very interesting companion piece to Dorothy Arzner’s later...


Sep 6, 2019

Dave and Elise close out their discussion of the Dietrich/Sternberg septet with three films that examine three distinct paths (and aftermaths) to victory for the Dietrich persona. From superhero weepie to Henry James inflected Game of Thronery to a kind of class-conscious Carmen– this one’s got it all!

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Sep 1, 2019

Greetings friends!

Just a little extra-advanced information about our upcoming Fall Schedule. Your humble buggy drivers understand that watching this many movies takes time!

If you're not sure where to find these items, just drop us a line at therebuggy@gmail.com.

***N.B.: November 15th and December 20th episode...


Aug 29, 2019

Welcome to the first installment of Fear & Moviegoing in Toronto! This time out, it’s part one of our mammoth conversation covering Marlene Dietrich and Josef von Sternberg’s inspired 1930s collaborations. We saw the films as part of The TIFF Lightbox’s recently concluded retrospective, Insolent Enigma/Arrogant...