Most of the Time I Slap It

Comedy, safely sandboxed, gives us permission to think the unthinkable, say the unsayable. Another in a series about my favorite classic movies. "SOME LIKE IT HOT" Release date: Mar. 29, 1959 (United States)Director: Billy WilderGross revenue: 194,900 USDScreenwriters: Billy Wilder · I.A.L. DiamondAwards: Academy Awards (1) · Golden Globe Awards (3) · British Academy Film … Continue reading Most of the Time I Slap It

Everything Depends on This

the madness, mayhem and magic of Peter Bogdanovich's 1972 tour-de-farce "What's Up, Doc?" "What's Up, Doc?" Release date: Mar. 9, 1972 (New York City)Director: Peter BogdanovichCinematography: László KovácsStarring: Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Madeleine KahnScreenwriters: Buck Henry and · David Newman & Robert BentonAwards: Writers' Guild of America: Best Comedy Written Directly for the Screen (All … Continue reading Everything Depends on This

hElTeR-sHeLtEr: Pandemic Pastimes #6: Marvelous Movies

break out the Night Fever nostalgia, but don't forget: Cranky is where it's at, baby I LOVE "SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER" (1977) AND NOT JUST because I'm a 65-year-old, gay, former disco bunny* (though that nostalgia certainly is a factor). I love it because it is one of the great movies of the 20th century. Yes, … Continue reading hElTeR-sHeLtEr: Pandemic Pastimes #6: Marvelous Movies