Call for Essays About Any Aspect of Popular Culture, Present or Past

Melville Shavelson

Reviews

Sunday, June 15 2014

'It Started in Naples' and It Ended in Capri

Clark Gable plays the uptight American seduced by the supposedly looser ways of Italy.


Tuesday, January 28 2014

Let's Talk About a Couple of Lemmons

Jack Lemmon is the middle-class, middle-American, totally befuddled Everyman in The April Fools and The War Between Men and Women.


Sunday, February 6 2005

A New Kind of Love (1963)

The film offers up a timeless double standard: a man who has many sexual partners is considered masculine, but a woman with multiple partners is a slut.


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