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May 25, 2020

#KickingtheCanon by Sam Thomas-Redfern Film

Tea and Sympathy | Vincente Minnelli

May 25, 2020

**What follows is the inaugural KtC entry for the recently added 1950s canon. Make sure to check out all of the 1950s inclusions (and the rest of the canon in its current entirety). Minnelli’s melodramas, always receding behind his much more popular musicals and comedies, are films that belie their very label; they avoid all the fluff and bombast commonly associated with melodrama in favour of a psychological depth and rigour that neatly places said films in dialogue with many…

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