• hypemachine

    ★★★½ Rewatched by hypemachine 18 Oct, 2014

    다시 봐도 서사의 뼈대가 '말괄량이 길들이기' 원형의 변주라는 측면에서 달갑잖은 구석이 있다. 현대적 양성평등 개념을 소급 적용해서 이런 종류의 모든 이야기는 절대로 성차별적이니 그외 장점을 배제하잔 소리는 아니다. 일단 주변 사람들에 대해 높은 기준과 잣대를 들이대고 인간적 취약점을 허용하지 않는, 깐깐한 상류층 여자로 설정된 트레이시(캐서린 헵번)가 가졌다는 그 기준이, 트레이시를 가르치고 누르려 드는 주변 남성 인물들(알콜중독 전남편이나 바람난 듯한 아버지)을 보면 그다지 높다는 생각이 들지 않는다. (특히 트레이시의 아버지는 극혐 인물.) 하여간 결국 트레이시가 전남편에게 '이젠 말 잘 들을게(I'll be…

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  • fallvibes

    ★★★ Watched by fallvibes 16 Oct, 2014

    jimmy stewart I love thee, thou art amazing in this film

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  • Alistair

    ★★★★★ Watched by Alistair 09 Oct, 2014

    Witty, intelligent and captivating film with a really entertaining story and funny writing. The performances and delivery of the clever lines from all the cast is excellent making both the romantic and comedic elements of the story come together in a perfect mix.

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  • Sarfaraz Abbasi

    ★★★★ Added by Sarfaraz Abbasi

    Directed by George Cukor, this masterpiece remains the only entertaining film with two finest actors of 20th Century, Cary Grant and James Stewart.

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  • Stefan Teufel

    ★★★★½ Watched by Stefan Teufel 10 Sep, 2014

    With an absolute dream cast this film couldn't do wrong. Grant in his usual role as an upper-class divorcee tries to make the wedding of his ex-wife a living hell by throwing her into the arms of the scandal-hungry press. Only problem, the reporter, played by Stewart, discovers something else than a story. Screwball-comedy at it's best with all the fast dialogue and snappy sidenotes you can handle.

    Only just second to 'Bringing Up Baby'.

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  • GayFeelings

    ★★★★★ Watched by GayFeelings 28 Sep, 2014

    My favorite romantic comedy of all time! It is witty, elegant, smart... The cast couldn't be better. Hepburn was a surprise, her acting is much better than in other films I've seen. I find it impossible to pick my favorite Steward's performance, but this is a strong contender. The afterparty scene with Hepburn and Steward took my breath away. These 10 minutes are perfect.

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  • Aaron Martin

    ★★★½ Watched by Aaron Martin 26 Sep, 2014

    Good boozy fun with Stewart, Hepburn & Grant. Yar indeed.

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  • Tipu Sultan

    ★★★★ Watched by Tipu Sultan 24 Sep, 2014

    Boy, this film had some mean dialogue. Snappy, electric and quick like Eastwood on the draw.
    With an array of colorful characters and a potent commentary on class divide veiled behind adorable humor, The Philadelphia Story was a thrilling ride.

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  • funsohng

    Added by funsohng

    Quite literally the screwball comedy to end all screwball comedies, The Philadelphia Story uses its explosive cast to their full potential to present a charming story of marriage.

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  • Justin Swanson

    ★★★ Watched by Justin Swanson 14 Sep, 2014

    Katherine Hepburn is incandescent in this film. It's hard to take your eyes off her when she's on screen.

    In general The Philadelphia Story is a fine film... once you get past the the domestic abuse jokes and rampant sexism.

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  • Sam Blackman

    ★★★★ Watched by Sam Blackman 10 Sep, 2014

    Well written and perfectly executed, the cast makes excellent use of The Philadelphia Story's great dialogue, with Grant, Hepburn and Stewart all giving fantastic performances.

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  • Carlos Rodríguez

    ★★★★ Watched by Carlos Rodríguez 14 Nov, 2009

    In spite of a somewhat rushed ending, The Philadelphia Story by George Cukor is a funny, charming, and sophisticated screwball comedy bolstered by sharp writing and the fabulous performances of its three leading stars. Katharine Hepburn was fantastic, Cary Grant was terrific, but it was James Stewart who stole the show in what was arguably his finest comedic role. It displays a sort of elegant and enchantingly subtle humor that might not make people laugh out loud, but it's surely bound to produce quite a few chuckles and to put a big smile on their faces.

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