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  • Some Like It Hot

    Some Like It Hot

    ★★★★★

    One of the most popular and enduring comedy pictures of all time Some Like it Hot is indeed an incredibly enjoyable and endlessly watchable picture.

    As with much of Billy Wilder’s work Some Like it Hot was co-written by I.A.L Diamond. These two were one of the finest and most gloriously consistent writing teams in cinema history and this is one of their most downright hilarious works. What makes Some Like it Hot so special is the sparkling wit of…

  • Gone with the Wind

    Gone with the Wind

    ★★★★½

    One of the golden age of Hollywood’s most critically divisive features that still was beloved by audiences Gone With the Wind is still an impressively gargantuan epic that at the time of its release was the most expensive motion picture ever made.

    Firstly, it’s important to acknowledge that Gone With the Wind is a flawed epic mainly due to its omission of the slavery that would’ve been present in the south of America at this time. This is an important…

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  • Sunset Boulevard

    Sunset Boulevard

    ★★★★★

    One of the bleakest comedic features released during the Golden Age of Hollywood Sunset Boulevard is certainly a unique and fascinating picture. 

    The legend that is Billy Wilder co wrote this feature with regular collaborator Charles Brackett and screenwriter DM Marshman Jr. This is definitely one of Wilder’s darker, seedier films and the three screenwriters brilliantly combine their genius to take aim at the horrific nature of the Hollywood machine and how those playing its game quite often get trampled…

  • Jaws

    Jaws

    ★★★★½

    One of the most popular and influential features of all time Jaws is indeed a stunning cinematic work and one of the greatest blockbusters of our time. 

    Jaws follows the story of a series of shark attacks on a seaside resort in New England and the subsequent hunt for the creature at fault. The simplicity of this story is also its major strength with the picture moving from an investigation into the brutal deaths and turning into an adventure picture…