Preston Sturges

Dementia movie

The Unsettling Appeal of ‘Dementia’


In 1955, John Parker’s experimental feature didn’t find its deserved audience. Today, we present it as an essential work of horror cinema existing in the canon beyond the classics.

Christmas In July

‘Christmas in July’ and Preston Sturges’ Overlooked Dream Project


Writer-director Preston Sturges made his passion project ‘Christmas in July’ early in his career, but its sincerity is passed over to talk about his classic hits.

The Lady Eve

Criterion Files #103: ‘The Lady Eve’


From 2011, this entry in our column digging into the Criterion Collection library explores Preston Sturges’ hilarious 1941 entry into the romantic comedy genre.