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The Fortune Cookie Review

It’s time for an old school comedy with this film. Fortune Cookie is certainly a winner and the film’s plot is helped out by a great script. 1,257 more words


Jack Lemmon: The Front Page (1974)

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


It’s hard enough to write a good drama, it’s much harder to write a good comedy, and it’s hardest of all to write a drama with comedy. 11 more words

Jack Lemmon

Wilder #atozchallenge

There they are! Arguably one of the greatest film directors of all time and his muse. From the screwball comedy of Some Like It Hot… 540 more words

Felix Unger #atozchallenge

Jack Lemmon would have to be my favourite actor of all time (and on Wednesday you’ll discover which of his movies is my number one) and  462 more words

Some Like It Hot

When I was 10 years old in 1959, what may be the funniest movie I’ve ever seen, Some Like It Hot (1959), hit the Fox Florence Theater near me. 486 more words

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Jack Lemmon: My Fellow Americans (1996)

The Film and Performance:
A “guilty pleasure” is typically associated with a film or television show that one knows to be poorly made yet somehow the viewer still finds entertainment in watching it. 1,342 more words