Fitzwilly mixes up crime and romance in this 1967 comedy starring Dick Van Dyke and Get Smart‘s Barbara Feldon in leading roles. After the passing of Walter Mirisch over the weekend, I decided to watch a film he produced in tribute. While In the Heat of the Night would probably be the best choice, I made it a new-to-me film instead with the Dick Van Dyke comedy. It just so happened that I had the…"Fitzwilly Mixes Crime and Romance In Comedy"
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Bullitt is the definitive car chase film with speeds up to 100 m.p.h. during an 11-minute sequence in the streets of San Francisco. I have no excuse for not having watched this film until 2023. To be fair, I meant to watch when I had an opportunity to interview Jacqueline Bisset during the 2021 TCM Classic Movie Film Festival. It was inevitable especially with the recent Steven Spielberg announcement about a new film. Better late…"Bullitt Is The Definitive Car Chase Movie"
It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is one of the best ensemble comedies and the star-studded film remains a classic to this day. Imagine yourself being surrounded by some of the best comedy stars of the day. It sounds impossible, right? Think again because this film doesn’t have a few of them but brings everyone together in an epic race to find the Big W. Let’s get one thing straight though. This isn’t a…"It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World is a Classic"