THE ODD COUPLE (1968), Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau – #FILMTALK Review

The Odd Couple is a classic comedy from 1968, written by the legendary Neil Simon, based on his play of the same name. The film, directed by Gene Saks and starring Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, John Fiedler and Herb Edelman, tells the story of two divorced men – neurotic neat-freak Felix Ungar and fun-loving slob Oscar Madison – who decide to live together, even though their personalities clash. Continue reading “THE ODD COUPLE (1968), Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau – #FILMTALK Review”

#FILMTALK REVIEW – THE QUIET MAN (1952), John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald

The Quiet Man is a 1952 romantic comedy-drama directed by John Ford, starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Ward Bond and Victor McLaglen. The film is particualrly notable for Winton Hoch’s lush photography of the Irish countryside and a long, climactic, semi-comic fist fight. The Quiet Man won the Academy Award for Best Director for John Ford, his fourth, and for Best Cinematography. Continue reading “#FILMTALK REVIEW – THE QUIET MAN (1952), John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald”