Emily Kubincanek

Emily Kubincanek is a Senior Contributor for Film School Rejects and resident classic Hollywood fan. When she's not writing about old films, she works as a librarian and film archivist. You can find her tweeting about Cary Grant and hockey here: @emilykub_
Best Year In Movies 1944

The Best Year in Movies Was 1944

By Emily Kubincanek 

Our first ever Debate Week begins with Hollywood enthralled in World War II, but still able put out legendary films that still influence filmmaking today.

Bette Davis In Three On A Match Trailer

How Bette Davis Made a Career Out of Playing the Misunderstood

By Emily Kubincanek 

No one knew how to humanize even the worst characters than the First Lady of the American Screen.


What Season 3 of ‘Love’ Gets Right About a Committed Relationship

By Emily Kubincanek 

Gus and Mickey’s relationship was never perfect, but it’s committed to being realistic.


The Science of Compassion in ‘Jane’

By Emily Kubincanek 

The documentary highlights the work of a caring female scientist we can all learn from.

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Why Todd Haynes’ ‘Wonderstruck’ is a Movie for Everyone

By Emily Kubincanek 

If you have a heart or just love good cinematography, you’ll want to watch ‘Wonderstruck.’

Katharine Hepburn Bringing Up Baby

The Riddled Dialogue and Innuendo Comedy of ‘Bringing Up Baby’

By Emily Kubincanek 

On its 80th anniversary, we took a look at the literary work at play behind the most famous lines of¬†‘Bringing Up Baby.’

American Crime Story

The Overdramatic Camerawork in ‘The Assassination of Gianni Versace’

By Emily Kubincanek 

What is the effect of gaudy cinematography on a true story of murder and madness?

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Get to Know the Screenwriters Nominated for the 2018 Oscars

By Emily Kubincanek 

You’ve seen their Oscar-nominated work, now explore the other things they’ve done.

Elevator To The Gallows

Noir Style Meets French Storytelling in ‘Elevator to the Gallows’

By Emily Kubincanek 

Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Louis Malle’s masterpiece of suspense and style.