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Blondie's Big Moment (1947) Movies! TV Network 5/10

Dagwood returns from vacation and finds Mr Dithers sold the business and the new boss is the even stricter Mr Radcliffe.

#19 in the series and just an OK entry. Radcliffe is played by Jerome Cowan and he has a run in with Dagwood even before he knows he's the new boss. Dagwood is demoted. Blondie goes to talk with Radcliffe and he is charmed by the pretty and sensible Mrs Bumstead. She invites him to dinner and introduces the bachelor to Alexander's pretty school teacher (Anita Louise). There is a subplot with Alexander's new friend Slugger, a bespectacled kid who never speaks. He drives Radcliffe crazy after he gets hit with a baseball hit by Slugger.  

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Yesterday, I saw "The Public Enemy" for the first time.  I like James Cagney!  He's one of my top 5 favorite actors.  I'd rate the film somewhere between ok & good.  Not great.  Brutal ending.  I'd have made a different ending, less harsh, but won't go into details for anyone here that hasn't seen it yet.  But I would recommend the film to a James Cagney fan if he/she never saw it.  It's worth watching once.  Might not want to see it again though.  The highlight for me was seeing Patrick J. Ryan's bar!  Why?  That facade was in the Disney attraction Great Movie Ride (which I miss so much).

 

James Cagney and Edward Woods in The Public Enemy (1931)

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The scene at the end of the film (won't spoil it) is nightmarish.  I only saw it on TV but my Mom saw it in the theaters.

 

Last night, I rewatched Pretty Woman.  While it is extremely unrealistic, so is Cinderella.  I still like the soundtrack, chemistry between characters, Hector E., and seeing how the other half (not the hookers) live.

Now, while many of you may be watching films, I literally just watched a Youtube video on crocheting.  It has to do with a women's group initiative for refugees (looking for knitted and crocheted items).  I re-learned the basics and now have a row started.

Since my local paper, no longer has TV listings, have to see what I'll watch later.  As an aside, during this pandemic, many of us are hurting for funds yet all these streaming services want us to lay out cash.  I liked the way it was when basic cable came out.  Excuse the rant.

 

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I watched: Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) this evening. This not nearly my first viewing but it is a different cut with some shortened or deleted scenes restored.

It is listed as a comedy but there are few lol moments. It is mostly lighthearted and joyful between scenes of a man being cut in half by a Bren gun or a head being repeatedly smashed in a car door or any of the other acts of absurd violence.

'Absurd' might be the very word to describe the movie. The plot is relatively straightforward and simple to follow for the first part of the movie. It then goes off the rails and several subplots diverge, mingle and take on a life of their own before reintegrating with the main story. The editing was nominated for awards. It should have won because switching between so many points of action in different subplots was sheer perfection.

The language is quite over the top but is perfectly believable for characters of that class in those situations. I did not count the number of times the f-word was used but I am sure it must be nearly a thousand. 

The violence is nearly surreal in its intensity and form. It is appropriate to context. I did not find a single instance where I felt even a slight twinge that a scene was unnecessarily violent. Several characters are of a class which is prone to violence and so their use of it is natural even when their application of it is mind-boggling. 

I love this movie but my recommendation must be two-sided. I am sure that some will find it glorious. I am sure that others could not stand to watch twenty minutes of it and would switch it off before it gets to the really good blood and gore. 

 

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Little Children (2006) HBO Signature 9/10

 Brad, A married stay at home dad has an affair with Sarah, a woman in a troubled marriage while Ronnie, a sex offender is released into their neighborhood.

This is an excellent, unique film about suburban lust, angst and indecision. It has narration by the Frontline TV show narrator. It gives us insights into the minds of the characters, it should not work but it does. Other films would probably handle the subject matter in a more broad comic or judgmental way, this film has humor but it is more subtle and ironic. The characters are all flawed but all are sympathetic. Even Ronnie (Jackie Earle Haley) is portrayed in a human way. He was arrested for indecent exposure to a minor and now on parole. He lives with his doting mother and while he is sick he is not shown as a monster. The Brad character (Patrick Wilson) is a loving dad with a beautiful successful wife (Jennifer Connelly) but he can't get his career choices going as he keeps failing the bar exam. Sarah (Kate Winslet) is married to guy obsessed with an internet porn queen. She also has to deal with some snooty fellow suburban moms. One of them Mary Ann (Mary B McCann) is the most judgmental of them all, she is so uptight that while in a Book Club she calls "Madame Bovary" a s-l u-t and says "She cheats on her husband and takes rat poison! Did I really need to read this?" Adding to the mix is Larry (Noah Emmerich) as an ex cop who is obsessed with harassing Ronnie the "pervert' as he calls him. All of the characters cross paths and ends with one of the most shocking moments I have ever seen on film.

The acting is brilliant by every member of the cast right down to the minor characters. Patrick Wilson is an underrated actor who done some incredible work including the box office hits The Conjuring and it's sequel. I will go out on a limb and say this is Winslet's best performance ever, which is saying a lot since she has been excellent so many times before. Haley has the most difficult part since there are times you are disgusted by him and times you are feeling sorry for him. The sex and nudity is pretty graphic in this so it not recommended for anyone offended by that.

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Last night, since I have HBO, I decided to try CATS.  Fell asleep for about 15 minutes and they were still singing that song.  I've know people who saw it on the stage and they enjoyed it.  A friend of mind was rather disappointed when she took her daughter to see it at one of our local theaters.  Needless to say, I switched it off.  Didn't think Jennifer Hudson's Memories (got some of that) could compare with Betty Buckley's version.  Even Letterman did a better job when he used to parody it on his talk show.

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I watched SH! THE OCTOPUS (1937)- which is an actual film, for some reason the poster and title cards won't load as images, but it is called "SH! THE OCTOPUS" and IT IS  one of the weirdest god**** movies I have ever seen. i first learned about it from a poster in ROLAND BORST'S COLLECTION OF HORROR/SCI FI POSTERs FROM THE 20'S-60'S "GRAVEN IMAGES."

It is from WB and is an ostensible buddy/Detective/killer octopus in a lighthouse comedy starring HUGH HERBERT AND ALAN JENKINS- neither of whom did I find funny for a NANOSECOND, but after getting checked here and elsewhere HARD for my disdain for OLD MOTHER RILEY, I am wondering is there is some intangible something i missed.

this thing makes no sense, but then it does at the end- but by that time, you're kind of at the end of your rope.

there is BLOOD IN ONE SCENE!!!! (sort of) and I really think WALT DISNEY got the inspiration for the hanging man in the haunted mansion hallway from an image in this film.

JESUS HELP ME I DON'T KNOW WHY but THE PRINT for this movie is IN EXCELLENT SHAPE- no lines or hiss on the soundtrack or blurred photo...and the sets are amazing, genuinely amazing- a haunted lighthouse and the caverns below- the special effects are really something AND I WISH I COULD SHOW THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE VILLAIN SCENE, but it would give away too much (it is an homage to the trick used in the 1932 JEKYLL AND HYDE THO.

Also worth it for ELSPETH DUDGEON of THE OLD DARK HOUSE FAME (she played SIR RODERICK.) She has a blast near the end of this thing (if you make it that far.)

 

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btw, THERE IS AN ACTUAL OCTOPUS in the movie - so it's not like the film does not deliver on its promise. HOWEVER, it is to note that THE MINUTE ANY MEMBER OF THE CAST COMES INTO CONTACT WITH SAID OCTOPUS, they are not quiet, THEY SCREAM BLOODY MURDER, so the "Sh!' is more of a suggestion from the Producer to the cast I guess.

I BET YOU ANYTHING CECIL B. DEMILLE and ED WOOD were both in the audience opening weekend, cribbing notes FURIOUSLY.

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i ALSO LIKED THIS BETTER THAN "TENTACLES" (1978)

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lon-chaney-tor-johnson-bela-lugosi-blackMY GOD, to be a FLY on that comissary WALL.

I watched THE BLACK SLEEP (1956) on TCM.

I have to put on my kid gloves reviewing some of these CLASSIC HORRORS because they are extra special to a lot of you, so that said- i find this movie somewhat disappointing AND YET any movie that features- no matter how briefly- JOHN CARRADINE- high as a KITE and under the apparent impression that he is shooting a screen test for JOHN THE BAPTIST beats a woman with a staff causing her to be set on fire  has SOMETHING GOING FOR IT.  IT ALSO features LON CHANEY JR in a role he was BORN TO PLAY- an addled, lumbering, out of control sex maniac.

it also features- sadly in an all-too-brief part the great TOR JOHNSON. I looked on BING IMAGES for the brief photo seen in the film of him in a SUIT and CURLY WIG as a RENOWNED DOCTOR before BASIL RATHBONE turns him into a ZOMBIE BULL ELEPHANT SEAL. He looks like he's playing the lead role in "The STORy of Louis Pas-TOR." There is none of the delightful contempt in SON FRANKENSTEIN in RATHBONE'S work here, but he does bring his A-Game...although I have to say, it's a little sad to see how badly he aged.

BELA LUGOSI is in this...although that is as debateable as whether or not he is really "in" PLAN 9. He has no lines, he makes the occasional shrug, he does some great pantomiming, and he is a head-scarf and a shawl away from looking like A LITTLE HUNGARIAN GRANDMA. Frankly, he's adorable.

The sets are so cheap. and- while it is a plot point- there is a VERY INCONVENIENTLY LOCATED SECRET PASSAGE LOCATED BEHIND A VERY ACTIVE, VERY LARGE FIREPLACE.

BORIS BADANOV AKIM TAMIROFF is in this and I will take ANY AKIM TAMIROFF I CAN GET! I liked that his character was down with the Romani

this looks like the cover of the debut album of THE GREATEST GLAM ROCK BAND EVER:

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I tried to watch (last night) the remake (by Billy Wilder) of The Front Page.  I prefer His Girl Friday.  While I like Carol Burnett, I found her screeching way too much.  I also like Jack Lemmon, but his "interaction" with Walter Matthau just didn't work in this film.  I agree that I might be prejudiced because I love the interplay between Rosalind R. and Cary Grant.  At least it was better than Cats.

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The Divorcee (1930)

The other night, I was in the mood for pre-code and my first choice, "Female" with Ruth Chatterton didn't end up working out due to the disc not working. So I settled on another film in the collection, "The Divorcee" with Norma Shearer. I'm not the biggest fan of Shearer as often she's overly dramatic, but I thought I'd see what this pre-code was all about. Shearer also won the Best Actress Oscar for her part in this film.

At the beginning of the movie, there is some sort of party going on. It's obvious from the dialogue and the way that the characters cavort with one another, that they are all part of the "in-crowd." Part of the New York society set. It's also apparent that they're all waiting for Jerry (Shearer) and Ted (Chester Morris) to make their appearance. While the group drinks and eats, Jerry and Ted are seen down by the river canoodling. They engage in a pretty romantic looking kiss, while lounging, something that wouldn't be seen in a production code era film. Ted ends up proposing to Jerry.  When Ted and Jerry make their appearance and inform everyone of their engagement, everyone is ecstatic, except Paul (Conrad Nagel). Paul ends up getting drunk and offers to drive his group of four, including his girlfriend Dorothy and her sister, home. Despite the group's repeated concerns over Paul's inebriated state, they for whatever reason, let him drive, and get into the car with him. Big mistake. Big.

Anyone who has ever seen a film from the golden age knows that when a character is driving fast and recklessly, especially if they're either drunk, angry, or just plain crazy, that something bad will happen. "The Divorcee" is no exception. Paul crashes and Dorothy ends up disfigured. Jerry and Ted marry. Out of guilt, Paul marries Dorothy. Then later, he wants to divorce her because she's always yammering about the accident and her disfigurement.  Shut up Paul. Go away. Thankfully, he does. 

Jerry and Ted seemingly live an idyllic three years of married bliss together, until an acquaintance of Ted's shows up at their anniversary party. It comes out that this acquaintance, Janice, is Ted's mistress and he's been hooking up with her while away on his numerous business trips. Jerry is rightfully furious. After Ted leaves, for yet another business trip, Jerry goes out and runs into Don (Robert Montgomery), Ted's best friend. They end up going out and drunkenly sleep together that evening. When Ted returns from his trip, Jerry lets him know that she's "balanced their accounts." She does not mention Don's name.

In a stunning (but not surprising) show of double standards, Ted is furious that Jerry would cheat on him with another man. Obviously, Ted cheating on his wife is one thing and she should forgive him, but if she does it... oh boy. Ted and Jerry's marriage falls apart and they get a divorce. In the most pre-code part of the film, Jerry decides to live it up and becomes a party girl, hooking up with everyone and anyone. We see a great montage of men offering her rings, similar to the ring Ted offers Jerry as an anniversary present, representing all the affairs she's had. Simultaneously, Ted becomes an alcoholic and is a disaster for much of the film.

I actually thought Norma Shearer did a great job and she wasn't as dramatic as she usually is. I was surprised to see Robert Montgomery looking so young, even though he was young in this film. He also looks so thin! Not that he's fat in his later films. In pre-code, Chester Morris always seems to be the leading man for the leading actress, but he isn't particularly attractive or interesting. Morris very much as a neanderthal look about him, and he has an awful profile. I also hate his hair. I don't know what's going on with it, but I don't like it. I wish that Morris and Montgomery had switched parts, because I think Montgomery is more attractive and more interesting. I was kind of disappointed at how small Montgomery's role is in this film and thought that he would have played a larger role. He basically disappears after his big affair with Shearer. He does reappear, but barely. 

Overall, I thought this was an entertaining film and I enjoyed seeing it. There's just something about the precode movies that makes them so interesting. 

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In The Navy (1941) DVD 6/10

Bud Abbott and Lou Costello are two sailors who help a radio singer (Dick Powell) enlist in the navy so he can hide from fans.

A&C second film with the Andrews Sisters. They sing a few songs, the best one is the fun "Gimme Some Skin My Friend" about how to shake hands in Harlem. They get speaking parts in this as well, though Patty gets most of the lines. Costello was sending her love letters telling her he was a 6'2 big shot in the navy. When she meets him she says "So the big shot is just a blank cartridge!" Dick Powell sings a couple of songs as well, this is just 3 years before he changed his image to noir tough guy in Murder My Sweet. A&C have some of their funniest routines including the shell game and where Lou proves 7 X 13= 28. Another very funny scene is when Lou is being initiated into a club where he is asked what branch of the service he would pick, the air, the land or the water. When he says the water a bunch of guys spit a mouthful of water in his face. He tries it on Bud, but it doesn't work out. Funniest moment is when both have a mouthful of water but you can see they are breaking up and they spit it out. It was a blooper left in the film.

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20 hours ago, speedracer5 said:

The Divorcee (1930)

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The other night, I was in the mood for pre-code and my first choice, "Female" with Ruth Chatterton didn't end up working out due to the disc not working.IS IT ONE OF THOSE WARNER ARCHIVES DISCS? I've read they SUCK.  FEMALE is ok, it prominently features the butt-ugly ENNIS WRIGHT HOUSE and its very treacherous looking swimming pool. as for CHATTERTON, i prefer FRISCO JENNY (1933?) So I settled on another film in the collection, "The Divorcee" with Norma Shearer. I'm not the biggest fan of Shearer as often she's overly dramatic, when mentioning NORMA SHEARER, one must remember that she was a huge star during an INCREDIBLY FAST-CHANGING MOVIE INDUSTRY. She started in silents, did a lot of adaptations of plays made famous by MAJOR STAGE NAMES, and also transitioned with ease into talkies. I have come to appreciate the way she works HIGH DRAMA- but unlike, say, HELEN HAYES, she realizes that FILM is a different medium from THE THEATUH and you don't have to ALWAYS PROJECT! (The fact that SHEARER'S brother was a huge innovator in sound film at MGMG maybe had something to do with this.) I don't like THE DIVORCEE, but I do like her in it. Apparently she was not attractive in real life (or particularly pleasant either) but THE CAMERA LOVED HER. 

 

 Chester Morris always seems to be the leading man for the leading actress, but he isn't particularly attractive or interesting. Morris very much as a neanderthal look about him, and he has an awful profile. I also hate his hair. I don't know what's going on with it, but I don't like it. I wish that Morris and Montgomery had switched parts, because I think Montgomery is more attractive and more interesting. I was kind of disappointed at how small Montgomery's role is in this film and thought that he would have played a larger role. He basically disappears after his big affair with Shearer. He does reappear, but barely. UGH, CHESTER MORRIS. Someone told him once that his PROFILE was great, so he CLENCHES HIS JAW and TURNS TO THE SIDE ALL THE GD TIME! He was still doing it three chins later in THE SHE-CREATURE (1958?) He was allegedly a witness of some kind in the MURDER OF THELMA TODD I think....

Overall, I thought this was an entertaining film and I enjoyed seeing it. There's just something about the precode movies that makes them so interesting. 

 

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2 hours ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

The Divorcee (1930)

mY remarks in red- LHF

The other night, I was in the mood for pre-code and my first choice, "Female" with Ruth Chatterton didn't end up working out due to the disc not working.IS IT ONE OF THOSE WARNER ARCHIVES DISCS? I've read they SUCK.  FEMALE is ok, it prominently features the butt-ugly ENNIS WRIGHT HOUSE and its very treacherous looking swimming pool. as for CHATTERTON, i prefer FRISCO JENNY (1933?) So I settled on another film in the collection, "The Divorcee" with Norma Shearer. I'm not the biggest fan of Shearer as often she's overly dramatic, when mentioning NORMA SHEARER, one must remember that she was a huge star during an INCREDIBLY FAST-CHANGING MOVIE INDUSTRY. She started in silents, did a lot of adaptations of plays made famous by MAJOR STAGE NAMES, and also transitioned with ease into talkies. I have come to appreciate the way she works HIGH DRAMA- but unlike, say, HELEN HAYES, she realizes that FILM is a different medium from THE THEATUH and you don't have to ALWAYS PROJECT! (The fact that SHEARER'S brother was a huge innovator in sound film at MGMG maybe had something to do with this.) I don't like THE DIVORCEE, but I do like her in it. Apparently she was not attractive in real life (or particularly pleasant either) but THE CAMERA LOVED HER. 

 

 Chester Morris always seems to be the leading man for the leading actress, but he isn't particularly attractive or interesting. Morris very much as a neanderthal look about him, and he has an awful profile. I also hate his hair. I don't know what's going on with it, but I don't like it. I wish that Morris and Montgomery had switched parts, because I think Montgomery is more attractive and more interesting. I was kind of disappointed at how small Montgomery's role is in this film and thought that he would have played a larger role. He basically disappears after his big affair with Shearer. He does reappear, but barely. UGH, CHESTER MORRIS. Someone told him once that his PROFILE was great, so he CLENCHES HIS JAW and TURNS TO THE SIDE ALL THE GD TIME! He was still doing it three chins later in THE SHE-CREATURE (1958?) He was allegedly a witness of some kind in the MURDER OF THELMA TODD I think....

Overall, I thought this was an entertaining film and I enjoyed seeing it. There's just something about the precode movies that makes them so interesting. 

It was actually a TCM Archive collection that I bought used.  Perhaps it was traded in because Disc 2 only half works? I don't  know.  The disc looks perfect, so there's no way to know that it didn't work.  I actually own a lot of Warner Archive MOD discs and have never had an issue.  I also buy a lot of used items and have only had two issues--both times the disc looks perfect,  so the store wouldn't have known when they accepted the trade-in.  I'll probably just get another copy--I hate having non-working discs in my collection.  I think TCM ceased releasing the "Forbidden Hollywood" collections and now Warner Archive is releasing them.  I have #1, #2 (is the one with Female that I need to replace), and I just ordered #5 for Ladies They Talk About.

I do appreciate that Norma did realize that she was in a smaller medium.  Many of those early film stars do overract and project like they're in the "Theat-uh" and it's very off-putting.  I think Norma has a very unique hairstyle that I think is very flattering on her.  While she's not ugly by any means, she is not as glamorous as some of her peers.  I thought she looked great in this film and loved most of her clothes.  She wears a hideous dress in one scene--I'll try to find a photo--where it literally looks like someone took pieces of fur and half-assed glued them to the dress. 

Ugh Chester Morris' profile is awful.  His nose looks like it collapsed! If you're familiar with Super Mario, his face looks like one of those Thwomp guys. I read that Chester Morris apparently was at Thelma Todd's boyfriend, Roland West's bed side while he was on his death bed, and West confessed  to Morris that he was responsible for Thelma Todd's death.

 

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30 minutes ago, speedracer5 said:

Ugh Chester Morris' profile is awful.  His nose looks like it collapsed! If you're familiar with Super Mario, his face looks like one of those Thwomp guys. I read that Chester Morris apparently was at Thelma Todd's boyfriend, Roland West's bed side while he was on his death bed, and West confessed  to Morris that he was responsible for Thelma Todd's death.

 

There is also a hint of an EASTER ISLAND STATUE in the profile. CHESTER MORRIS was actually nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor early on, 1929 maybe?

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12 minutes ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

There is also a hint of an EASTER ISLAND STATUE in the profile. CHESTER MORRIS was actually nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor early on, 1929 maybe?

Yes! Easter Island Statue is another good descriptor. If I didn't know better, I'd swear that he served as the model for those statues. I think he was also the s chmuck who ruined his life for Jean Harlow in Red-Headed Woman

EDIT: I can write "half-assed" but not s chmuck.

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Hold That Ghost DVD 6/10

Abbott and Costello are gas station attendants who inherit a spooky house from a dead gangster.

This was A&C's last movie with the Andrews Sisters, though their appearance here seemed tacked on. They sing one song at the beginning (some beautiful close harmony on "Sleepy Serenade") and one at the end (Latin flavored "Aurora'). Joan Davis is a great supporting character as a professional radio screamer. She ends up an unwilling guest with the boys in their new spooky place. Richard Carlson and Evelyn Ankers supply the superfluous love story. Bud and Lou don't have many routines but there is some funny moments. There is the moving candle gag and scenes where Costello keeps getting scared but Abbott is never there to see it. Funniest scene is a hilarious comic dance scene with Costello and Davis. 

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On 10/12/2020 at 8:59 AM, LornaHansonForbes said:

lon-chaney-tor-johnson-bela-lugosi-blackMY GOD, to be a FLY on that comissary WALL.

 

Is that Tor laughing in the center? I don't think I've ever seen a photo of Tor smiling-what a surprisingly sweet face.

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11 minutes ago, TikiSoo said:

Is that Tor laughing in the center? I don't think I've ever seen a photo of Tor smiling-what a surprisingly sweet face.

Yes it is! I was surprised myself, but every account I’ve read of Tor from people who knew him has been that he was a big ole’ lump of sugar. And, I mean, thank God, because if he had been mean, he could’ve strangled Oakland. 

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CrissCross (1992) Key West - Kid Neo Noir - Lite

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Here was a nice little surprise.

I never heard of it, and saw it featured as one of the films on Goldie Hawn's day on Turner Classic Movies Summer Under The Stars August theme.

The director was Chris Menges. This was Menges second feature film as a director. He is more known for his work as a cinematographer on The Killing Fields, The Mission, and Michael Collins. The film was written by Scott Sommer and based on his novella.

The gorgeous cinematography by Ivan Strasburg (Dirty Pretty Things). Music by Trevor Jones.

The film stars David Arnott as Chris Cross, Goldie Hawn as Tracy Cross. Arliss Howard as Joe, Keith Carradine as John Cross, James Gammon as Emmitt, Steve Buscemi as Louis. and Key West, and Southern Florida.


1969. Key West. Tracy Cross is a divorcee. She lives in The Eden House hotel with her twelve year old son Chris. She and Chris make the rent by working for the hotel. During the day Tracy waits on tables. At night she moonlights bar-tending at the Key Club a local strip joint. Tracy drives an oil burning 1957 Chrysler Imperial. 

A Coming of Age Kid Noir

The whole tale is woven about the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing and the director and cinematographer recreate a wonderful sense of time and place. David Arnott  in his only film does a wonderful job, Goldie is excellent. The rest of the cast are quite believable and look for Steve Buscemi as a long hair hippy. Café au lait Neo Noir worth a look 7/10.  Screencaps and full review here in Film Noir/Gangster.

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27 minutes ago, cigarjoe said:

CrissCross (1992) Key West - Kid Neo Noir - Lite

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Here was a nice little surprise.

I never heard of it, and saw it featured as one of the films on Goldie Hawn's day on Turner Classic Movies Summer Under The Stars August theme.

 

what did you think of GOLDIE'S striptease number?

it's been ages, but I also liked DECEIVED, a thriller she did around this time with JOHN HEARD- before it came to light publicly that that he had some real problems. It's kinda iffy and bleak over all, BUT it has a terrific ending.

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20 minutes ago, LornaHansonForbes said:

what did you think of GOLDIE'S striptease number?

I think it was done right,  she's hesitant and sort of unsure of herself as you would expect a newbie to be. Is that what you are getting at, or did you mean something else, i.e. how she looked doing it?

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