1920s, 2.5/4, Comedy, Howard Hawks, Review

Fig Leaves

Howard Hawks' first film, The Road to Glory, is lost to time, so I start here with his first comedy and second film, Fig Leaves. A comedy about the unchanging nature of the relationships between men and women over time, it is surprisingly funny 95 years after its production, but it also bears some of… Continue reading Fig Leaves

1990s, 2.5/4, David Lynch, Review, Romance

Wild at Heart

#10 in my definitive ranking of David Lynch's films. This is probably the most extreme example of the combination of wildly variant tones that David Lynch revels in. Adapted from the novel by Barry Gifford, Wild at Heart is a combination of Badlands, The Wizard of Oz, and Blue Velvet thrown into a blender and… Continue reading Wild at Heart