Man of Steel

Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon
Man of Steel, starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon  There are some good things to be said about the  Man of Steel movie, and some negatives as well. Let’s start by listing the positives:
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The Delicate Delinquent

The Delicate Delinquent, starring Jerry Lewis and Darren McGavin
The Delicate Delinquent (1957) starring Jerry Lewis, Darren McGavin  The Delicate Delinquent is Jerry Lewis — €˜ first solo film without Dean Martin – but it’s worth watching for more than that.   In the title role, Jerry Lewis plays the part of Sidney Pythias, who is mistaken...
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Red Planet Mars

Red Planet Mars (1952) starring Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof
Red Planet Mars (1952) starring Peter Graves, Andrea King, Herbert Berghof Synopsis of Red Planet Mars  In Red Planet Mars, an American scientist (Peter Graves) contacts Mars by radio and receives information that Mars is a utopia — which causes massive uncertainty on Western civilization, since their technology could...
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The Stooge

The Stooge, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen
The Stooge, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis, Polly Bergen  Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis first became famous as a nightclub act, graduating to radio, television and the movies.   It was a very successful partnership, but it was a partnership that had its’ share of tension and...
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The Errand Boy

The Errand Boy (1961), starring Jerry Lewis
The Errand Boy (1961), starring Jerry Lewis  The Errand Boy is one of Jerry Lewis — €˜ funniest movies, as well as being a biting satire of the movie industry.
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My Friend Irma

My Friend Irma, starring Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
My Friend Irma (1949) starring Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Marie Wilson, Diana Lynn  My Friend Irma  was originally a long-running radio series, that became a pair of successful movies, the sequel being  My Friend Irma Goes West.   In this first film, the comedy team of Martin &...
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Dear Brigitte

Dear Brigitte (1965) starring James Stewart, Glynis Johns, Billy Mumy, Fabian, Ed Wynn, Jesse White
Dear Brigitte (1965) starring Jimmy Stewart, Glynis Johns, Billy Mumy, Fabian, Ed Wynn, Jesse White Dear Brigitte is a funny family comedy, dealing with the Leaf family, headed by Dr. Robert Leaf (Jimmy Stewart).  He’s the proverbial absent-minded professor, a poet who loves art and music, and dislikes...
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The Family Jewels

The Family Jewels (1965) starring Jerry Lewis
The Family Jewels (1965) starring Jerry Lewis  The Family Jewels is actually one of my favorite Jerry Lewis films.   The basic plot is that a young rich girl, Donna, has been orphaned.  While being protected by the family chauffeur  Willard (played by Jerry Lewis) who has been...
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Way … Way Out

Way ... Way Out (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens, Dick Shawn, Anita Ekberg
Way … Way Out (1966) starring Jerry Lewis, Connie Stevens,  Dick Shawn,  Anita Ekberg Synopsis of Way… Way Out  Way … Way Out is set in the “far future” of 1986 (!), there’s a problem with the American lunar base — the men stationed there for long-term missions...
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The Big Mouth

The Big Mouth (1967) starring Jerry Lewis, Del Moore, Charlie Callas
The Big Mouth    (1967) starring Jerry Lewis, Del Moore, Charlie Callas Synopsis of The Big Mouth, starring Jerry Lewis In The Big Mouth, Jerry Lewis plays the role of Gerald Clamson, a bank examiner on vacation who, while fishing, catches a frogman.  The frogman, who coincidentally is...
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