Tag Archives: comedy

Being There (1979)

“Life is a state of mind.” In today’s political climate, begins so many articles these days. I asked myself while watching Being There, a slow 1979 film with poignant political commentary, is this a movie for today’s political climate? Will I … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

“Beware the moon, lads.” The werewolf movie dates back to 1935, surprisingly enough with a film called Werewolf of London. This movie would go on to be overshadowed by the 1941 classic The Wolf Man, a film that is not only referenced but … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Pink Flamingos (1972)

“Filth is my politics! Filth is my life!” There are a handful of movies on my list that I really don’t want to see. Had I known what Pink Flamingos would be like before I watched it, then it would have been … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tootsie (1982)

“I was a better man with you, as a woman, than I ever was with a woman, as a man.” I must have some sort of fascination for Dustin Hoffman. Just short of Rain Man (a film I’ve seen and enjoyed several times) … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Modern Times (1936)

“Buck up – never say die. We’ll get along!” I asserted in  a recent review that I preferred the work of Buster Keaton over Chaplin. I consider both men incredibly talented, visionary artists whose contributions to cinema are immense in nature, but … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Graduate (1967)

 “It’s like I was playing some kind of game, but the rules don’t make any sense to me. They’re being made up by all the wrong people. I mean no one makes them up. They seem to make themselves up.” … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our Hospitality (1923)

“It would be the death of anyone to go outside tonight.” Something I find beautiful about film is that once you become aware of works from throughout film history, you start to distinguish artistry and innovation from more uninspired works, regardless … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments