Apr 26, 2011
Five Star Final
Genre: Newspaper Drama Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy is a movie that has virtually fallen through the cracks despite being centered on a blistering indictment of tabloid journalism and built around one of Edward G. Robinson's most compelling performances.
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'Dragon Seed' takes award for creepiness
My never-ending quest to see every Oscar-nominated performance since time began most recently led me to the 1944 film "Dragon Seed," based on a Pearl Buck novel about clashes between Japanese invaders and Chinese villagers during the 1930s and '40s. It's pretty awful and pretty creepy, on account of there are lots of Americans playing Chinese, even ...