It’s such a shame Follow the Fleet isn’t up there with the most remembered Rogers-Astaire flicks, for me, all the musical numbers in it are indispensable and actually good, which you can’t always say about a musical. Plus it has a cute little monkey dressed as a sailor, who could ask for anything more?
I never dreamed a world were a Frank Sinatra character would eclipse a Gene Kelly one but then again, this film exists. Yes, yes, the Kelly solo musical number is excellent but other than that, his body and face language annoyed the hell out of me. But who the heck cares about them when Esther Williams and Betty Garrett stole the whole show... ah! Women. I feel like I’ve enjoyed this film way too much than it’s supposed to, cause it had very questionable moments but c’est la vie.
-Your mom is hard on you.
-Yes, but she loves me a lot.
This is pretty much somehow a love letter to my mom.
I grew up moving countries and living in different people’s homes, we would never stay in one for more than two months and that pissed me off.
I went to a private school where everyone had the perfect soccer mom who would bake them cookies for breakfast and get to go home to eat instead of…
Let me start this congratulating legend James Ivory for his beyond well deserved Oscar. Call Me By Your Name, like it or not, is one of the best adapted screenplays based on a book, it shows and the academy realized it and i’m so happy it happened.
This was the dreamy picture of last years award season and the fact that it takes place in Italy really helped. I think the way Luca filmed Italy, all the shots of the…