not a film student anymore, but still like films, so there’s that
this man... the delusion!
A wacky slapstick comedy by the king of classical hollywood filmmaking (or at least in my books👀) Billy Wilder directs this funny romp following a husband left alone after his wife and child leave for summer vacation when bombshell Ms. Monroe moves upstairs. I would say hell breaks loose but it really doesn’t as this is a very safe film for its era with an ending that had me like “yeah.. that makes sense”.
“I’m not going to be IGNORED Dan”
It’s Glenn Close for me
I mean it’s sexy, it’s stylish and seems like a definitive piece of 80s cinema, so yeah think it’s pretty great. The film works excellently as a thriller and winds you into this erotic tale of deceit and obsession as we delve into Dan and Alex’s affair, where each next scene feels like a ticking time bomb coming to that explosive finale. Also, Glenn Close genuinely should have…
Um.. yeah I got that? I think🤔 The Surreality of it all and ooh yeah very Lynchian (me saying this after only having watched Blue Velvet, but after this, I definitely get the jist) as it shows the underbelly and harsh reality behind the glamour of Hollywood through the story of Diane slowly revealing the truth, alongside other subplots which I kinda understood.
The blue box, that singer in the club, those mini grandparents, so much surreal stuff that made…