Review: C.C. Baxter is a go-getting office worker. He loans his apartment to be used by his executives for their romantic trysts. This is in the hope that he will be promoted. 210 more words
Tags » Jack Lemmon
My last night in Los Angeles would not have been complete without a visit to the New Beverly. For ages I have lusted over their programme from afar and now, on my final night, I had been presented with a perfect opportunity: … 363 more words
I am so glad I decided to watch “The Caine Mutiny” before watching “Mister Roberts,” because that made this experience so hilarious.
Both films take a slightly different approach to a similar story, about a rundown navy ship during World War II, run by a captain that is only out for himself and have gone a bit insane, while the crew is less than thrilled following a crazed-captains’ orders. 516 more words
The Film and Performance:
Film remakes are often a risky endeavor, especially if the original material is beloved and respected. The Front Page originated as a comedy play in 1928 and was particularly admired for its street-smart dialogue and satirizing of the press. 1,290 more words