The Apartment (1960)

On the tails of watching Some Like It Hot, I thought I would see another Billy Wilder film and chose The Apartment. It’s a film with many levels – there is definitely comedy, but there’s also a seriousness and darkness at its core. It starts with C.C. Baxter (Jack Lemmon) who works for a corporation in New…

Some Like It Hot (1959)

Believe it or not, this is my first time seeing a Marilyn Monroe movie and that’s part of why I thought it would make a good start to my Top 250 viewing for the year. It’s also my introduction to Billy Wilder‘s work. I was not disappointed. Comedy, I think, is better found in classics…