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Of Morals and Men: Billy Wilder's The Apartment

This is an archival post that was first published in 2013.

“Be a mensch. You know what that means? A mensch! A human being!”

Billy Wilder’s… 2,384 more words


Few words about comedies, Jack Lemmon, Romi Schneider, beauty and style

If you want to get rid of pressure after a hard day, watch the good old comedy Good neighbour Sam.

Main male character was played by king of comedies brilliant Jack Lemmon. 96 more words


Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)


The real estate business is terribly boring to anyone with human empathy and more than two functioning organs inside their fleshy husk, but any topic, with the right treatment, can be made exciting. 196 more words

Film Reviews

1 Year...100 Films, #80: THE APARTMENT (1960)

Basic Premise of the Film: Ambitious guy loans his apartment to the higher-ups so they can have their rendezvous. As he climbs the corporate ladder he falls for the elevator operator gal and wants his apartment back. 521 more words

1 Year...100 Movies

The Odd Couple

The Odd Couple – the classic comedy film starring Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau. Set in New York City in the mid 1960s, the film was originally written as a play and very much feels like it through the set design and flamboyancy of some of the scenes. 232 more words


Past Imperfect - #410

Tony: “After this shoot, I’m never complaining again about how long it takes any of my wives to get ready for dinner at Andre’s.”

Jack: “Yes, I suppose this has been a revelation for you. 353 more words


Some Like It Hot (1959): Classic Review

1959’s Some Like It Hot is one of the most standout films of Billy Wilder’s illustrious directorial career (Sunset Boulevard, The Apartment, Double Indemnity) 466 more words