Kate Sullivan

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  • Not the greatest screwball of all time, but hardly a stinker, this 1937 Carole Lombard vehicle demonstrates some of the genre's unique charms--including urbane wit and a loving cynicism toward humanity (and a curious obsession with newspapers!)....

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    The sexual chemistry between Bogie and Bacall in this 1944 classic turns a movie that might have been merely amusing into a historic event. To Have and Have Not—about two streetwise drifters who fall in love on a Caribbean island at the outb...

  • 5 years ago | Film and TV

    Katharine Hepburn in a gold lamé swimsuit, swan-diving into a pool with her gorgeous limbs outstretched, as if she were receiving wavelengths from Mount Olympus: This will always be the image I associate with The Philadelphia Story. (Of cou...

  • The model for a thousand youth-comedy imitators, this movie was intoxicatingly daring back in 1978. Its slang (e.g., "retard," "schizo," etc.) was the height of schoolyard hip, and its collection of boobs, butts, dildos, and pot smoke was...

  • 6 years ago | Film and TV

    In this 1961 classic, Audrey Hepburn and director Blake Edwards perfected the filmic prototype that so many would later copy: the story of a nutty, stylish, mysteriously melancholy girl who refuses to be owned or understood. Hepburn's self-named a...

  • 6 years ago | Film and TV

    History will place this 1951 sci-fi flick among the greats: The older it gets, the more poignant it becomes. That's a neat trick for a low-budget, potentially campy movie about an alien who lands on the mall in D.C. with his pet robot in tow. Like...