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Tony Curtis

A Really Big Show

by Shawn Stone September 25, 2014

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  After Stanley Kramer’s 1963 smash It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, “big” comedies became the fashion. Traditionally, comedies were usually 90 minutes or less; after Mad squared, Hollywood considered comedy a genre worthy of ...

All Angles Covered

by Shawn Stone March 9, 2011

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[amazon_link id="B004CIIXEQ" target="_blank" ]Sweet Smell of Success[/amazon_link] (Criterion) Clifford Odets’ dialogue for Sweet Smell of Success plays like it was written with, to borrow a line from another movie, “a goose quill dipped in venom.” Smell ...