The Party

From the first scene on, the series of hilarious situations this movie delivers are some of the best in movie history. Hrundi V. Bakshi (Peter Sellers) is the Indian soldier with a trumpet sounding the alarm for his fellow soldiers to attack the British regiment in the valley below the mountaintop where he's standing defiantly. … Continue reading The Party

Young Frankenstein


Silly, juvenile, and funny, extremely funny is director Mel Brook's 1974 parody of 1931 classic film Frankenstein. Here's a comedy that has endured the test of time. Gene Wilder plays Dr. Frankenstein, grandson of Victor, the mad scientist who was able to bring life to a corpse many years before. Back at his grandfather's original … Continue reading Young Frankenstein

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


Walter (Ben Stiller) is a shy fellow in his thirties who would like to date his new co-worker Cheryl (Kristen Wiig), but his frequent daydreaming is an obstacle to his intentions. They both work for Life magazine. Walter manages the photo negatives that are chosen for each cover. However, their jobs might be at stake … Continue reading The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Life is Beautiful

This 1997 film, directed by Italian comedian Roberto Benigni (who also plays Guido, the main character) effectively accomplishes the difficult task of making us laugh in the midst of one of the most tragic and horrific events people have suffered: The Holocaust. In 1939, Guido, an Italian Jew who wants to own a bookstore some … Continue reading Life is Beautiful

Life of Brian

Around the same time when Jesus is born, another baby is sleeping nearby. His name is Brian Cohen. The Three Wise Men mistakenly visit and offer him their gifts, but once they hear his mother speak, they realize they're in the wrong house. So, they pick up the gifts and go out to find the … Continue reading Life of Brian


"A world without string is chaos." That was late Rudolf Smunz"s motto. His sons, Ernie (Nathan Lane) and Lars (Lee Evans) have inherited his ancient string factory and an old house whose prior tenant was found suspiciously locked in a trunk in the attic. They don't pay any attention to that. All they care about … Continue reading Mousehunt