These are well made films and they are still enjoyable just not as much as they would be to a younger, less weathered, viewer.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Pink Panther Film Collection Starring Peter Sellers"
The poster tag-line for Tony Richardson’s The Loved One is, “The Motion Picture with Something to Offend Everyone.” I am offended I wasted time.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Loved One"
On advice from counsel I am only watching the Theatrical cut. The Theatrical cut is perfect and it is strange to me that there would be an alternate.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Cinema Paradiso"
You know how sometimes you have something with a strangely perfect record and you want to keep watching because you know you will be entertained.Read more "Blu-ray Review – The Wheeler Dealer"
I watched this as a double feature with Richest Girl in the World and in this fell flat but with double features there is usually a winner and a loser.Read more "DVD Review – Smart Woman"
I dare you to watch this movie without feeling hungry, and maybe something else too, a couple of other feelings. Juzo Itami makes food both wholesome, funny, exciting and sexy and wraps it all up in under two hours.Read more "Blu-ray Review – Tampopo"
Flimflam and rope-a-dope. Women, am I right? I jest. What the Richest Girl in the World is a wildly charming romantic comedy that flips a few switches and crafts an engaging experience.Read more "DVD Review – Richest Girl in the World"
Out now from The Warner Archive is a classic, little know in comparison, Billy Wilder film called Love in the Afternoon. While this is not the first Wilder film I would spin up it certainly does rank highly.Read more "Love in the Afternoon"
I’m not entirely sure about this film. I don’t remember ever watching a Danish comedy before. Especially not one based on an existing television series. Klown Forever is hilarious and disgusting. Add to the above list, I don’t remember ever watching a film with this many scenes with male genitals.Read more "Klown Forever"
Do the Right Thing is a film about race in New York City in 1989. The film is about a day in the life of a the Bed-Stuy neighborhood of New York City.do-the-right-thing-DI The first two-thirds of the film is built similarly to many small-town films of the past, the Last Picture Show comes to mind, and is a fairly solid comedy film, through which you meet the cast and learn a little of their lives. In the last act everything everything changes; it is a mirror between the late 80s, now, and, sadly, every other time in American society.Read more "Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing"