Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Love and Spirits

30. "The Awful Truth"
I know I'll enjoy a film if it's in black and white, slapstick, made between 1935 and 1955, stars William Powell or Cary Grant and involves liberal consumption of alcohol. This is not the exception to that rule. I loved it. Each scene stands alone and is funny. Each one liner is excellent. Asta, the dog from "The Thin Man" series plays, or is in, this film.

Let's all wear suits, get drunk but not act drunk, converse with elders and enjoy happy endings.

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