Billy Wilder’s 1959 film, Some Like it Hot, was ranked, by the American Film Institute, on their Top 100 at number 22 and at number 1 on their Top 100 Comedies and the BFI ranks it at 42. I can appreciate the effect that it had on cinema and the enduring history of Marilyn Monroe, […]Read more "Some Like It Hot"
Singin’ in the Rain may be my all-time favorite mix-tape that you try give a narrative. There are few musicals that have made me stop what I am doing.Read more "Singin’ In the Rain"
Everything you need to know about Breathless, a film from 1960 by Jean-Luc Godard, you can learn in the first six minutes. Godard lets you know, from the very first line – “After all, I’m an asshole” – that he is not too concerned with your opinions. Straight out of the gate, Godard hot-wires French […]Read more "Breathless"
I considered spending my evening watching the many hours of special features to really dig into the heart of The Godfather and The Godfather Part II by Francis Ford Coppola, but I decided that just watching the (three) movies with the commentary gave me a sufficient amount of information. I have seen the three films enough […]Read more "The Godfather"