I have some thoughts about our American entry’s take on the intersection and patriotism, and also on the completely ridiculous accents basically everyone in this movie has. A lot of people like it though!
One of the screwiest of all screwball comedies not only has plenty of jokes , but skewered the vacuity of the upper classes in a way that still resonates today.
Charlie Chaplin’s skewering of Adolf Hitler was ahead of its time, then stood the test of time.
Maybe the first great heist movie, for me it still works just as well today as it did 70 years ago.
The final appearance of Charlie Chaplin’s Tramp character somehow remains both funny and relevant.
This “jukebox musical” of patriotic Broadway hits showcases James Cagney’s powerhouse performance, but that’s basically the only part of the movie that works for me.
A story where three very grizzled dudes find gold in the wilderness and it drives them all nuts. A manly man’s parable about greed.
A surprisingly universal and human story of three soldiers returning to their home town after World War II, from decades before “PTSD” was a term.