Viva Las Vegas features solid chemistry between stars Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret in the 1964 Las Vegas-set musical. The gist of the film is that Lucky Jackson (Elvis Presley) heads to Las Vegas for the city’s first ever Grand Prix Race. Unfortunately, his race car needs a new engine otherwise he can kiss the race goodbye. He’s able to raise the money but unfortunately, he loses it when Rusty Martin (Ann-Margret) shoves him into a…"Viva Las Vegas: One of Elvis’s Finest Films"
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Preston Sturges’s 1941 comedy, Sullivan’s Travels, doesn’t just satirize Hollywood but is the gold standard for satires about Hollywood. I was in a mood to watch a comedy last night but especially a satire. What I didn’t know until after the fact is that this week is the 80th anniversary of the film’s initial release. Eighty years later, this is a film that still makes us laugh. Sure, some elements have changed in the industry…"Sullivan’s Travels: The Best Hollywood Satire"
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"