To get an inheritance from his uncle, a young man must make love to seven women in 7 days. He goes through so much to get the inheritance in this typical farce.
Peter Cook as the Devil, Raquel Welch as “Lust” and Dudley Moore caught in the middle as the depressed and initially suicidal Stanley Moon. 1967’s “Bedazzled” is an entertaining, existential, not to mention quintessential, far-out British comedy from the fertile minds of it’s stars. Directed and produced by Stanley Donen and written by the two […]
Here’s an unappreciated, clever little bank heist comedy you may remember from 1990. Bill Murray, Geena Davis and Randy Quaid team up in a well-conceived yet star-crossed bank robbery and get-away. Murray is at his smarmy best leading the trio in their attempt to escape the muck and mire of New York City. Jason Robards […]
They just don’t make ‘em like Zero Mostel anymore. Pretty much any production featuring Zero is going to be funny, interesting and entertaining. “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” is no exception. Inspired by the farces of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus (251-183 B.C.) – specifically Pseudolus, Miles Gloriosus and Mostellaria […]
Fellini’s Casanova is noted for its symbolic, highly stylised mise en scène and the casting of Donald Sutherland in the lead role. By using a range of visual effects, Fellini attempted to depict Casanova as a debauched figure incapable of displaying any genuine emotion. This Felliniesque style is most noticeable in Sutherland’s acting and appearance, […]
When a wealthy man (Lionel Atwill) is threatened by a killer known as The Gorilla, he hires the Ritz Brothers to investigate. A real escaped gorilla shows up at the mansion just as the investigators arrive. Patsy Kelly portrays a newly hired maid who wants to quit because the butler, played by Bela Lugosi, scares […]
Hannah Montana: The Movie If all you’ve seen of Miley Cyrus has been her recent punk rock/on-off relationship with Liam Hemsworth/unruly behaviour phase – then rest assured, there are outlets if you want to see what she looked like before this chapter. She used to be a (seemingly) happy Nashville cowgirl with a big singing […]