The Princess Bride – Classically Lacking #7

In 2018 the world lost William Goldman, writer of Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid, All the Presidents Men, and The Princess Bride, a movie that, to my great shame, I had never seen. As the industry, and beyond, recalled Goldman’s talent and success, I felt as if I was missing out on something tremendous.

Dr Strangelove – Classically Lacking #5

Why do terrible things happen? Sometimes, there is no reason. Sometimes, terrible things just happen, and we can do little but mourn and move on. Yet, there are some terrible things which should be easily within the controlling grasp of man. War, for instance. Notice I write should. War has happened, is happening, and continues… Continue reading Dr Strangelove – Classically Lacking #5

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – (Classically Lacking)

This epic spaghetti-western, directed by Sergio Leone, and featuring a star-making turn from legendary actor/director Clint Eastwood, is next up on my Classically Lacking list. As always, the idea is to decide whether a so-called-classic is still worth our time in 2019.