Favorite films

  • Brazil
  • The Emperor's New Groove
  • Little Shop of Horrors
  • Big Night

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  • The Age of Innocence

    ★★½

  • The Pajama Game

    ★★

  • On Her Majesty's Secret Service

    ★★★★

  • Demon

    ★★★★½

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  • The Age of Innocence

    The Age of Innocence

    ★★½

    ach, I just finished the book and I wanted to love this so badly. when we got the shot of the house standing alone in the midst of the empty, cavernous platting of the Upper East Side, I thought that maybe the sloggy opening was going to yield to the darkly funny smarminess of the novel, but no such luck. The narration felt clunky and the casting was all over the place (Michael Gough was particularly incorrect). Worst of all,…

  • The Pajama Game

    The Pajama Game

    ★★

    this needs multiple ratings; the cinematography probably sits closer to a 4 or 4.5 but the batshit musical is somewhere around a 1. Which is a bummer, because when you hear “it’s a musical about a foreman and a factory worker who fall in love and then struggle with the fallout from class warfare during a union struggle” you think it’s going to be a lot better than it really is, and you definitely don’t expect that half of the…

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  • For Your Eyes Only

    For Your Eyes Only

    ★★

    pistachio-addicted Topol roars into the middle of this thing with more chutzpah than Margaret Thatcher stripping the NHS

  • Coming to America

    Coming to America

    ★★★½

    The broad strokes of this are so much funnier than most of the minutiae of the plotting and Landis’s gags. That being said, I’d drop everything for a stand-alone sequel of Murphy’s old Jewish man.


    Arsenio is so damn cute.