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Throwback Thursday: 'Some Like It Hot' (1959)

Sugar (Marilyn Monroe) and Jerry/Daphne (Jack Lemmon) have a party for two on the train to Miami.

Marilyn Monroe

Jack Lemmon: The Apartment (1960)

“That’s the way it crumbles…cookie-wise.” – Jack Lemmon as C.C. Baxter in The Apartment

The Film and Performance:
When The Apartment was first released into theaters, it effectively held up a mirror to its audience and many didn’t like the reflection they saw. 1,192 more words


The Apartment (1960)

As I alluded to in a previous post, I’d intended to pair this up with It Happened One Night because I assumed this was a romantic comedy.  583 more words

Best Pictures

A Lawford Unto Himself

IT SHOULD HAPPEN TO YOU is pretty damn good fun. If you watch it right after BORN YESTERDAY you might get slightly annoyed by the repeated trope of a smart male trying to educate Judy Holliday out of her false values, which is effective once but starts to seem a bit retrograde second time round. 1,676 more words


Richard Brody's Diegetic Rumba

Via bearded savant Richard Brody on Twitter — the dance from PHFFFT which he calls one of his favourite diegetic dance sequences in cinema. It’s awfully good! 207 more words


Jack Lemmon: Tuesdays with Morrie (1999)

“The most important thing in life is to learn how to give out love and to let it come in.” – Jack Lemmon as Morrie Schwartz in… 1,137 more words


Judi West and Jack Lemon in 'The Fortune Cookie' 1966

Judi West: American actress born 15 December 1942, on screen 1965 – 1982.