You’ll have to hover your finger over the pause button of your remote to catch the one-liners in the quickest-talking screwball comedy of them all. Hildy Johnson (Russell) has just stop her job as star reporter on the Morning Post to marry a nice-however-dim insurance coverage salesman. Trouble is her boss, Walter (Grant), who simply so occurs to be her ex husband, received’t let her go.
Here, Richard Gere hogs the limelight because the would-be flyboy learning to love someone apart from himself – whereas Debra Winger alternates good-woman and dangerous-woman moves. Like the track says, ‘Misty watercolor recollections, of the way in which we were’.
Truffaut’s freewheeling tale of a menage à trois burns as brightly at present because it did in 1962, tripping alongside on playful New Wave energy. Moreau is unforgettable as pressure of nature Catherine, who steals the hearts of two younger writers in 1910s Paris.… Read More