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SOME LIKE IT HOT tonight at the Ron Robinson Theater

Nobody’s Perfect. But Some Like It Hot comes pretty close to it.

Billy Wilder’s screwball comedy set in the 1920s stars Jack Lemmon, Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe.   135 more words


Throwback Trailer: The Apartment (1960)

Insurance worker C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) lends his Upper West Side apartment to company bosses to use for extramarital affairs. When his manager Mr. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray) begins using Baxter’s apartment in exchange for promoting him, Baxter is disappointed to learn that Sheldrake’s mistress is Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), the elevator girl at work whom Baxter is interested in himself. 15 more words

Throwback Trailer

THE APARTMENT (1960, dir. Billy Wilder)

The cracked compact mirror. I would be tempted to sell my soul in order to have the talent needed to come up with a narrative device like that. 2,121 more words


Movie Quote of the Day - Monkey Business, 1952 (dir. Howard Hawks)

Dr. Barnaby Fulton: Aren’t you here early?
Lois Laurel: Oh, yes. Mr. Oxley’s been complaining about my punctuation, so I’m careful to get here before nine.

Movie Quote Of The Day

Comedia cínica

por Cristina Rojas

Al momento de realizar una comedia es muy difícil lograr el equilibrio entre las risas y la seriedad de lo que cuenta la historia, pero no cabe duda en que Billy Wilder lo sabía hacer muy bien y su película… 350 more words


Comedia satírica e inteligente

por Cristina Rojas

Billy Wilder era un director que se caracterizaba por la buena construcción de sus personajes y por contar historias sencillas que tuvieran la tristeza como centro, eso lo vimos en películas como… 332 more words


For Your Consideration: October 3, 2014

While you all fuss over David Fincher this and Ben Affleck’s Penis that, the film archiving world has been distracted by a far more interesting discovery than who did or did not kill Amy Dunne: a nearly 100-year-old adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, thought lost for decades but recently… 629 more words

For Your Consideration