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New Year's hope and renewal: Billy Wilder's "The Apartment" and why it resonates.

This article is part of the Happy New Year Blogathon hosted by the MovieMovieBlogBlog.

Although I don’t celebrate Christmas anymore, I’ve always thought the week between Christmas and New Year’s is something akin to Purgatory. 960 more words


Robert Stephens is Sherlock Holmes in "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" (1970) - reviewed by George

What a fantastic film! The script is excellent, the performances are excellent, the direction is excellent, the score is excellent – I could go on, but I think you’ve gotten the idea. 617 more words


The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970) / Too Late Blues (1961)

The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes – is just amazing despite being made almost 50 years ago. Robert Stephens is really the best Sherlock ever (this is what the new TV show tried to recreate, kinda made it, but not there yet). 16 more words


The Apartment - Review


I’m an especially reclusive individual. I don’t even know if I’ve ever managed to have a social life the way I wanted because, to say the least, I’ve lived my life as a hermit. 1,458 more words

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