Tag: comedy

January 23, 2018 /
December 25, 2016 /

A.O. Scott of the New York Times makes a glowing Christmas pick: . In a second I’ll tell you why this particular film fills me with a sense of Christmas well being… It is near the close of the film, Christmas Eve, as the stage is set for the wonderful…

July 23, 2015 /

It’s supposed to be Louis the XIV’s, a gift to Claudette Colbert in the comedy Bluebeard’s Eighth Wife, and of course it breaks like an eggshell around lanky Mr. Cooper. Funny how differently men are portrayed in the bath…

June 4, 2015 /
May 22, 2015 /
November 26, 2014 /
September 23, 2014 /

Here’s the set up: Ninotchka commenting on western decadence – (looking at a ladies’ hat in a display window)  How can such a civilization survive which permits their women to put things like that on their heads? It won’t be long now comrades. And then she meets Melvyn Douglas and…

September 5, 2014 /

What can I say? I’ll restrain myself and just remark that this was taken on the set of the movie, “Can Can” in 1959. The cake is in celebration of Maurice Chevalier’s seventy-first birthday.

September 4, 2014 /