Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 Sturges slows down the dialogue and ups the sensuality for a funny story of romance, revenge, and faked identity. Aboard an ocean liner on his voyage home from the Amazon, wealthy and guileless Charles Pike … Continue reading.
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New York Asian Film Festival Review: New Dragon Gate Inn
Written by Patrick Hao 66/100 One of the most exciting features to be shown at this year’s New York Asian Film Festival is the free retrospective screening of New Dragon Gate Inn. The film will be shown outdoors on August … Continue reading.
Episode 93: Preston Sturges: Easy Living / The Lady Eve / Sullivan’s Travels
“When the last dime is gone, I'll sit on the curb outside with a pencil and a ten cent notebook and start the whole thing over again.”Preston Sturges Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Google Podcasts | LibSyn | Spotify … Continue reading.
Easy Living (1937)
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 A comedy of coincidence causing chaos and one great big misunderstanding, with an enjoyably balanced combination of slapstick and screwball. Fed up with his wife’s extravagant spending, J.B. Ball, a oafish banker with a fortune … Continue reading.