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1 Mr OK Jazz Tokyo   ~  Feb 13, 2011 2:35 am

Hmm..maybe in the minority on this one but I didn't find SLIH as nearly as funny as I thought it would be..and Marilyn is kind of annoying (though still sexy as all hell..)

2 Chyll Will   ~  Feb 13, 2011 3:14 am


3 Boatzilla   ~  Feb 13, 2011 3:40 am

[1] Are you kidding me? You got to be. One of my favorite movies of all time. Marilyn's walk. Tony Curtis doing Carry Grant. Joe E. Brown's last line "Well, nobody's perfect," a very early nod to the acceptance of homosexuality. That movie was a cinema milestone, no doubt. It marked the end of the 50s, which ended in around '62-63.

In other news, just watched "The Defiant Ones" on cable (again) yesterday. Amazing flick. So deep.

4 Chyll Will   ~  Feb 13, 2011 3:59 am

[3] Now that I agree; The Defiant Ones is a great movie you don't need a film class to appreciate on more than one level.

5 Alex Belth   ~  Feb 13, 2011 9:47 am

4) I think the Defiant Ones is hokey liberal phooey. SLIH is near perfect. LOL

6 Matt Blankman   ~  Feb 13, 2011 10:41 am

[5] Nobody's perfect.

7 wsporter   ~  Feb 13, 2011 10:49 am

SLIH is a wonderful and classic film and one has to appreciate Billy Wilder's acquired ear for American dialog as well as his timing and sense of the moment. I don't see that you can appreciate the American cinema without recognizing his genius. To me however the great American Comedy is "His Girl Friday". I suppose it's all a matter of personal choice and preference though and I'm certainly not going to try to argue anyone out of loving the hell out of SLIH..

8 Matt Blankman   ~  Feb 13, 2011 11:27 am

[7] They both make the short list. I think Hawk's "Twentieth Century" is up there, too.... and LaCava's "My Man Godfrey."

9 Matt Blankman   ~  Feb 13, 2011 11:49 am

That should be Hawks', not Hawk's

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