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  • What's Up, Doc?

    What's Up, Doc?

    ★★★★★

    ”’But if baby I’m the bottom!—

    “She’s the one for me!—“

    “— And I’ve got him! ‘Cause if baby I’m the bottom...”

    “— You’re the top.”

  • Kongo

    Kongo

    ★½

    Somewhat confusing and all the white characters are racist to some degree (and without knowledge of the native people who actually live in the “Kongo” I cannot say for sure uf their depiction here is racist, but I would bet a lot of money on it).

    But I watched this for two reasons: To see Lupe Vélez and a speaking role from a young Canrad Nagel. Well, this gives also nothing by way of Vélez, and there’s a possibility the…

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  • Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

    ★★½

    this is not that good of a movie but it also should win this year’s oscar for best picture

    I haven’t seen the first one but I needed to have a good time and just couldn’t miss the opportunity to have see my Les Misérables dreams come true and see Hugh Skinner in a big role on the big screen

    and, like, there are so many problems, from Amanda Seyfried’s age, to the horrific pacing, to the absolute black holes…

  • West Side Story

    West Side Story

    ★★★★

    Surprise surprise this is the first musical I've seen in my musical marathon that wasn't part of the original TCM Mad About Musicals marathon lineup, but I wasn't gonna let an opportunity to re-watch this pass me by...

    Anyways, it's remarkable how well this is made, narratively and aesthetically.

    I've already seen a musical from the 1960s but c'mon... this has to be the first great musical from that decade, where the Look mashes with a great story. I love…