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My Wife Maria and I both love the late Jack Lemmon. Jack and I share some close connections as we were both born at the same Hospital (although I was born in the maternity ward and not in an elevator) and Jack attended Rivers School in Weston Massachusetts. 104 more words

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Some Like It Hot (US 1959)

This Park Circus re-release is currently showing at BFI Southbank. My younger viewing companion said she enjoyed the film and was glad to have been able to see Monroe on the big screen. 641 more words


TBT: Glengarry Glen Ross (James Foley, 1992)

A remarkably astute stage-to-screen adaptation, David Mamet’s self-adapted collaboration with director James Foley is a quintessential ’90s gem if only because of its performance-driven charisma. Set in and around a real estate agency that specializes in resort properties, the agents themselves are pitted against one another for the sake of securing their jobs and very livelihood. 184 more words


Movie Review: "The Great Race" (1965)

I mentioned this back in my “Duel Of The Sun” review, but I find the concept of the “epic” genre  fascinating. They don’t make movies like an epic anymore. 1,170 more words

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Film Favorites: The Apartment

Billy Wilder began the 1950’s with a masterpiece, Sunset Blvd., and he ended it with one, 1959’s Some Like it Hot. It’s tempting to call… 1,409 more words


Best Movies You've Never Seen: MY FELLOW AMERICANS

Directed by Peter Segal
Written by E. Jack Kaplan, Richard Chapman, and Peter Tolan
Released December 1996
Warner Bros. Studios

James Garner died last night… 553 more words

Best Movies You've Never Seen