Sarah Ganske

There's always time for a tap number.

Favorite films

  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • My Man Godfrey
  • The New World
  • The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp

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  • Good Luck to You, Leo Grande

    ★★★

  • Cha Cha Real Smooth

    ★★½

  • The Phantom Carriage

    ★★★★

  • Out of the Fog

    ★★★★

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  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★½

    A strange, unsatisfying combination of elements. Sound design that imitates old films, but is somehow less intelligible than the most neglected, crackling-with-age movies I've recorded from TCM (perhaps we're meant to feel that the mic was hidden at the bottom of one of Mank's Seconal bottles), an aspect ratio and lighting that hearkens to Cold War-era black & white, faux damage to the film stock that bookends scenes like a quaint afterthought, a frequently jazzy score with the generic zip that…

  • Turning Red

    Turning Red

    ★★★★

    The JanSport backpack, the stick-on earrings, the mix CDs, the pads, the perfectionism, the cluttered secrets under the bed, the choreographed dances with friends, the tense relationship with a mother who just wanted to protect me. I lived it all.