Monthly Archives: July 2020

Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (1969) — I Saw A Film

A pair of middle-aged couples, sincerely grasping at some Nixon era self-help hope through pop psychology and embracing a kind of forgiving openness that begins to both strain and expand their friendships, seem destined for partner swap. Is that really … Continue reading

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What’s New Pussycat (1965) — I Saw A Film

I Saw A film! In 1965 Woody Allen was a red-headed Funko-pop version of himself and someone thought it would be a great idea to let him write a comedy screenplay. The result is this wholesome, white-bread, slapstick, sex adjacent, … Continue reading

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If It Ain’t Stiff, It Ain’t Worth A Fuck (1977) — I Saw A Film

It’s hard to imagine all this stuff happening already before I was really old enough to appreciate it. I’ve mentioned elsewhere that I grew up in the country and was blown away accidentally finding Saturday Night Live and Don Kirshner’s … Continue reading

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Born Reckless (1958) — I Saw A Film

This is basically an “Elvis movie” without Elvis, but with the very cute Mamie Van Doren who is like a mini cross between Mansfield and Mae West (but leaning toward cute, rather than sultry). This film is set around rodeos, … Continue reading

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Dirty Dancing (1987) — I Saw A Film

Yep, Dirty freakin’ Dancing. Laugh it up dear boozers, but in 1987 I was much too serious (severe even as I watched Troma films) to remotely consider glancing at this Patrick Swayze vehicle that was a hands-down favorite of my … Continue reading

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Casino Royale (1967) — I Saw A Film

Having just enjoyed Sellers and Woody in the raucous comic vamp of that pussycat thing I reviewed a few days ago, I decided to splurge on this hot number as well. This time a spy spoof, obviously, though very loosely, … Continue reading

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Woman Times Seven (1967) — I Saw A Film

To be fair Shriley MacLaine was never my idea of a fantasy playmate, and while she manages to produce several distinctive looks and characters in this little collage of short plays, they are mostly unattractive, mousy people, despondent, mistaken and … Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc? (1972) — I Saw A Film

I Saw A Film! In which a pesky, petite Barbs chases, stalks and inexplicably aggravates a stiff played by Ryan O’Neal (who was great in Kubrick’s Barry Lyndon a few years later) until they’re in love (romantic stalking from a … Continue reading

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4th of July Post: An American Product India Could Imitate! The All Female Cast Movie — dontcallitbollywood

Yes, this is yet another Hollywood-India combo ideas post. Don’t care, it’s hot, I like escaping into my own mind. via 4th of July Post: An American Product India Could Imitate! The All Female Cast Movie — dontcallitbollywood

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