Irvin Kershner’s S*P*Y*S (1974)

In 1970 Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould made movie history with their portrayals of Hawkeye and Trapper John, two young wisecracking surgeons working at a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital during the Korean War. The success of M*A*S*H (1970) catapulted Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould into superstardom and audiences wanted to see them appear in more films together. In 1974 the actors got an opportunity to … Continue reading Irvin Kershner’s S*P*Y*S (1974)

The U.S. Premiere of Les Idoles (1968)

If you live in New York or will be visiting the area on November 25th, you won’t want to miss the U.S. Premiere of the French pop musical spectacular, Les Idoles (1968). New York’s Film Society at Lincoln Center will be showing the film November 25th and following the film you can attend a fabulous yé-yé afterparty where DJs J Tripp, Melody Nelson, and the … Continue reading The U.S. Premiere of Les Idoles (1968)

In Search of the Halloween Spirit

This year I found it extremely difficult to get into the holiday spirit. Fall is my favorite time of year and October is a special month for me. My man’s birthday was last week and we also met each other for the first time on a cool October evening so I have a lot of romantic connections to the month. And naturally I always associate … Continue reading In Search of the Halloween Spirit

Divine BB

If you’re a Brigitte Bardot fan I highly recommend picking up the latest Cinedelic Book/CD compilation simply called BB Brigitte Bardot. It’s a wonderful collection of beautiful photos of the actress, reproductions of classic movie poster art and music from many of Bardot’s most popular films including En effeuillant la marguerite (aka Plucking the Daisy/Mademoiselle Striptease), Et Dieu… créa la femme (aka …And God Created … Continue reading Divine BB

DVD of the Week: Pierrot le fou (1965)

I’ve been trying to write out my thoughts about Jean-Luc Godard’s Pierrot le fou (1965) for days, but even after watching the film twice and enjoying all the wonderful extras included with the fantastic new Criterion DVD, I’m finding words inadequate to describe how much I’ve fallen in love with this wonderful movie in so short a time. My love for Pierrot le fou is … Continue reading DVD of the Week: Pierrot le fou (1965)