I’ve been on a binge lately, watching comedies from the Seventies. That’s the decade I grew up in. Ten at the start, almost twenty by the time it was all over. I realized I’ve only seen the films once (in most cases) and I’ve decided to review them, in not anywhere near chronological order, starting with: WHAT’S UP, DOC? (1972) By the early seventies the screwball comedy had been dead for over three decades — despite various funny and not-so-funny […]
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