Some Like It Hot can be an acquired taste, something I did not learn until I found negative opinions of it online. For years, I just assumed it was universally accepted it was one of the greatest comedies ever made. But the fact is, it’s not even one of the greatest comedies director Billy Wilder… Read More Criterion Blu-Ray Review: Billy Wilder’s ‘Some Like It Hot’
My column this week covered Laurence Olivier’s The Prince and the Showgirl, which co-starred and co-produced by Marilyn Monroe. The film is hardly memorable, but since My Week with Marilyn is due out soon and covers the film’s production, I thought it might be a good idea to cover it. Here’s the link: http://thecelebritycafe.com/reviews/film-friday-prince-and-showgirl-directed-laurence-olivier-09-30-2011 Hopefully My Week With… Read More “The Prince and the Show Girl” (1957)
My review of John Huston’s The Misfits (1961), starring Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe was just published by TheCelebrityCafe.com. You can read it here: http://thecelebritycafe.com/reviews/misfits-blu-ray-08-08-2011.
Directed by Henry Hathaway 20th Century Fox US, 88 minutes Starring Marilyn Monroe, Joseph Cotten, Jean Peters Marilyn Monroe’s career was long enough for her to have some duds. Niagara, directed by Western director Henry Hathaway, is one of those. The film boils down to a sub-standard Hitchcockian story of a younger wife (Monroe) wanting… Read More “Niagara” (1953)