Michael Sicinski ★★★½ 2
A few things need to be gotten out of the way. First, I'm not sure why this got such a horrid reception at Cannes. It's entirely possible, likely even,…
This sort of thing ain't my bag, baby.
About as subtle as a black lung on a pack of cigarettes
Should have been in German
Really enjoyed this. Honourable mentions: Jerry Lewis turning his table into a piano as Chaplin did his shoe into dinner before him; Lewis' various comic book-fuelled fever dreams; Lewis/MacLaine mimicking…
happiness without an ever after
Need to rewatch when not slightly inebriated but goddamn if that wasn't one of the most mindblowingly beautiful films I've ever seen.
Not Dave Kehr
Franklin Schaffner's film of Hemingway's last novel is an effective and sometimes brilliant revival of a lost American genre, the family study. The Hemingway figure (George C. Scott, here a…
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