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"
Oh my God, are they going to kill that kid? No, oh good because that is not what I signed up for. After the credits the first inter-title states, “A picture with a smile – and perhaps, a tear,” so I was genuinely stunned when the tough pulled his revolver on the babe wrapped in swaddling clothes. Soon, though, my laughter started to gain steam until I was on a giggle course straight through to the dream sequence.Read more "Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid"