Victorian literature is recognized for its emphasis on repression, social hierarchy, and gender politics. When William Thackery published Vanity Fair in 1848 he couldn’t have assumed that its heroine, Becky … Continue Reading Becky Sharp (1935)
In 1963 television entered the world of the strange and unusual with The Outer Limits, a sci-fi anthology series created by Leslie Stevens that left audiences simultaneously captivated and haunted … Continue Reading The Outer Limits (1963)
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News in a nutshell: TCM and Disney partner up, a few television channels prepare their holiday programming, and what’s new on DVD and Blu.