Monthly Archives: March 2002

Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder was born in 1906 in what is now Poland. He came to America in 1934 to work on a screenplay for a film that would never be made. Not surprising, since Billy barely spoke English. Forced to leave … Continue reading

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Billy Wilder Dead At 95

Billy Wilder dead at 95. I’ll have more to say on this soon… Lyle Lovett trampled by bull. I don’t think I’ll have anything to say about this, though…

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Oscar Nominated Short Films

My wife and I went with some friends last night to see the Oscar-nominated short films, both live action and animated. My favourites were: Give Up Your Aul Sins – This Irish gem is about a television crew’s visit to … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Party

I just watched The Anniversary Party (2001), and in addition to all the smart critical things I could say about it (which would only bore you, gentle reader), I’d just like to say: “More Phoebe Cates, please.”

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