This week, Morgan and Gavia revel in the Gene Kelly classic Singin' in the Rain. Topics discussed include the film's relationship to Hollywood, its treatment of women, its influence on contemporary film, and why it's just so damn fun to watch.
"Movie Review: 'Singin' in the Rain,' Starring Gene Kelly, Ushers In Spring at the Music Hall," Bosley Crowther, The New York Times, 1952
"Review: ‘Singin’ in the Rain’," Variety, 1952
"'Singin' in the Rain': 60 Years Later, an Example of Film Nostalgia Done Right," Lindsey Bahr, The Atlantic