The Criterion Collection, the last vestige of truly collectible DVD and Blu-Ray movies in existence. These are well produced, fancy pants editions of important and interesting films for the discerning film lover.
We continue our journey through Jim's collection of movies with...
Spine Number: 57
Director: Stanley Donen
We really don't have movie stars any more. Not like we use to at least. Yeah, we have people who fall into that category, but they don't have the same vibe as the classic Hollywood stars.
Charade prove this beyond question. Audrey Hepburn and Carey Grant... what more do you need to say? Oh, James Coburn, Walther Matthau, and George Kennedy? Why on earth not?
This is the kind of movie we just don't make anymore. It's a charming film with a charming cast that completely charms and engrosses you. Audrey Hepburn is... well, she's Audrey Hepburn. If you aren't a little in love with Audrey Hepburn... I don't know if you're capable of love. Carey Grant... damn. He's just so cool. Put them together, and it's almost impossible to not adore the result.
So enjoy a truly classic film with us, it's well worth your while.
Spine Number 65: Rushmore
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Looks like Summer Movie League has officially become Fantasy Movie League.
It looks quite fun. Here's how it works.
You have an 8 screen theater.
Every week you pick movies and have a budget/salary cap you have to stay under.
Then you compete against other theaters in your league.
It's fantasy football for movie people.
Our league is Film Thugs 2015 and the password is Porterhouse.
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