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"Tonight's Special:", poetry by Lila Cutter

The whale is my favorite.
Suspended from the museum ceiling
I wish I could
take a nap in its ivory belly.
I would not be a whale… 536 more words

Poetry

Hot Stuff: American comedy classic 'Some Like It Hot' pushed boundaries

Ribald comedies are old hat in Hollywood.  If prostitution is the oldest profession, than comedies with a good dose of sexual intrigue in them, whether you call them romantic comedies or screwball comedies, comprise one of the oldest genres since the dawn of the sound era.   1,543 more words

Film

Classic Movie Review: Some Like It Hot (1959)

Saxophonist Joe (Tony Curtis) and bass fiddle player Jerry (Jack Lemmon) are two out of work musicians.  They are so desperate for work that they will dress as women to join an all-girl jazz band.  587 more words

Comedy

Throwback Trailer: The Apartment (1960)

Insurance worker C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) lends his Upper West Side apartment to company bosses to use for extramarital affairs. When his manager Mr. Sheldrake (Fred MacMurray) begins using Baxter’s apartment in exchange for promoting him, Baxter is disappointed to learn that Sheldrake’s mistress is Fran Kubelik (Shirley MacLaine), the elevator girl at work whom Baxter is interested in himself. 15 more words

Throwback Trailer

The Out-of-Towners (Arthur Hiller, 1970)

George Kellerman (Jack Lemmon) and his wife Gwen (Sandy Dennis) travel from Twin Oaks, Ohio to New York City so that George can attend an interview for a promotion within his own plastics company. 322 more words

American Cinema

The Apartment (1960)

Went back a few years on this one and I was pleasantly surprised. This will probably be a short and sweet post since I’m finding it hard to come up with a lot to say about this movie. 488 more words

Movies