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_
Tcm Let Me Come In Bill Morrison

Bill Morrison Breathes New Life into a Decaying Silent Film with ‘let me come in’

By Emily Kubincanek 

TCM viewers get to experience a haunting, yet romantic opera pieced together from presumed-lost film footage.

The Magnificent Ambersons

Meet the Team on a Quest to Find Orson Welles’ Lost Original Cut of ‘The Magnificent Ambersons’

By Emily Kubincanek 

We talked to the director and producers of ‘The Lost Print,’ an upcoming documentary about finding the original director’s cut of ‘The Magnificent Ambersons.’

Lois Weber Where Are My Children Dancing Angels

‘Where Are My Children?’ and Lois Weber’s Trailblazing Films About Women

By Emily Kubincanek 

First-wave feminism sprung from the birth control movement, which is on full display in Weber’s controversial 1916 film.

Maria P Williams

‘Flames of Wrath’ and the Pioneering African-American Women of Silent Cinema

By Emily Kubincanek 

Maria P. Williams was one of the first African-American women to make movies, and her life is as fascinating as the one known film she made.

Clark Gable And Carole Lombard

‘No Man of Her Own’ was Carole Lombard and Clark Gable’s Precursor to Real-Life Romance

By Emily Kubincanek 

Before they fell in love, they starred in this romance that gives modern viewers a peek at their relationship.

The Maltese Falcon

Danny Huston Talks Growing Up with ‘The Maltese Falcon’

By Emily Kubincanek 

As John Huston’s directorial debut turns 80 years old, his son speaks to its lasting legacy in film history.

Christmas In July

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

By Emily Kubincanek 

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.

Movie Of The Year First Cow

Movie of the Year (2020): ‘First Cow’

By Emily Kubincanek 

There’s more to love than just Evie the Cow in Kelly Reichardt’s tender heist movie, our favorite of 2020.

Cary Grant Movies

Get to Know Cary Grant with These 11 Essential Movies

By Emily Kubincanek 

We were gonna go with 10 movies featuring Old Hollywood’s most dashing gent, but how could we whittle this down further?