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The Apartment


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


Jack Lemmon: Grumpy Old Men (1993)

The Movie and Performance:

By 1993, It had been twelve years since Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau starred in a movie together as a comedy duo. 1,130 more words


The Fortune Cookie

"You can fool all of the people some of the time, you
can even fool some of the people all of the time, but
you can't fool all of the people all of the time!"
- Harry Hinkle… 56 more words

TCMFF 2016 Postscript - Monday 2nd May: A Night At The New Beverly

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

Mini-Review - "Mister Roberts" (1955)

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 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