Blake Edwards
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The Best DVDs of 2011
8 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.


Cut! Shoot! The Directorial Styles of Blake Edwards and Richard Lester
24 Sep 2014 // 8:30 PM

The Party, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Juggernaut give us good clean fun about slavery and brothels.

‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’: Check, Please
27 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM

I hate it when a film takes a brilliant literary work and turns it into what it thinks the literary work should be.


In 'The Party', Peter Sellers' Brownface Is the Elephant in the Room
26 Oct 2014 // 8:10 PM

While Peter Sellers' role as an Indian man in The Party may represent just another one of his masks, it also does problematize this 1968 film.

Silly Sexual Politics Undermine 'Operation Petticoat'
15 Sep 2014 // 8:10 PM

Silly sexual politics prevent this film from being a bona fide classic.


What Blake Edwards Did in 'What Did You Do in the War, Daddy?'
15 Jun 2015 // 7:16 AM

War is hell, but the ragtag misfits of What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? have a grand time.

'Operation Petticoat' Is Too Tightly Buttoned
9 Jul 2014 // 2:00 AM

Operation Petticoat, one of post-war America's more popular war flicks, is an example of the era's basically conservative teases.

//Mixed media

The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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