Category Archives: comedy

Romantic Comedies

Who doesn’t like a good comedy?  and then add to the story some romance!  Can’t go right and we’ll have a good time looking at these genre of film beginning on April 12 at the Palm Theatre in SLO.  There … Continue reading

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The Thin Man

I watched After the Thin Man last night and once again laughed at the gags, pratfalls and overall humor of the film while at the same time trying to figure out “who dunnit”.  Myrna Loy and William Powell have such … Continue reading

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Preston Sturges

We had fun the other night watching “The Great McGinty”.  Talk about timely, it’s a film made in 1940, the first film directed by Sturges and it won him an Academy Award for best screenplay.  It’s all about the rise … Continue reading

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Mike Nichols – director

After watching Primary Colors yesterday, which everyone enjoyed; we came home to find that we had recorded a recent American Masters on PBS show about Mike Nichols.  We watched it and are more than ever convinced that he was one … Continue reading

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Life of Brian and Thank You

Everyone enjoyed the Life of Brian yesterday and the raffle, congrats to the winners!  Thank you to all who came to the Palm Theatre during the series, it was a lot of fun sharing the films and sharing in the … Continue reading

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Coen Brothers – pick any film and you’ll enjoy it

They are quirky, funny, odd . . . . they work side by side, writing and planning each film and know exactly what they want.  Actors like working with them because their direction is so confident and they know how … Continue reading

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Richard Curtis

I sent an email with a link to him, very talented writer and director from the UK.  Love Actually is one of his more acclaimed movies.  He did not direct Four Weddings and a Funeral but wrote the screenplay.  You … Continue reading

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