Tag: Jack Lemmon

Golden Age Films: ‘It Should Happen to You’

“I want to make a name for myself.” How many times has this been said? Many people give in to a desire for fame, and it seems even more achievable as the internet provides new ways to gain notoriety. As social media spawns a host of “influencers” (celebrities in their own limited spheres), more and…


Rewind, Review, and Re-Rate: ‘The Great Race’: Zany Characters and Outrageous Situations

Blake Edwards was on quite a roll. Having just directed “The Pink Panther” in 1963 and “Shot in the Dark in 1964,” both starring the great Peter Sellers, the director utilized his ample penchant for slapstick comedy to hilarious effect in 1965’s “The Great Race.” It’s just after the turn of the 20th century, and…