Tagged: romance

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Little: A Minor Achievement, by David Bax

Tina Gordon wrote the screenplay for this year’s What Men Want, a gender- and race-swapped version of Nancy Meyers’ What Women Want. Now Gordon has written and directed Little, a gender-, race- and age-swapped version of Penny Marshall’s Big. This time around, there is...

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Monday Movie: Mad Love, by David Bax

1935’s Mad Love has kind of a crazy plot but it has an even crazier pedigree. The final film directed by Karl Freund, the brilliant cinematographer of The Last Laugh and Metropolis fame, Mad Love is also the Hollywood debut...

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Monday Movie: The Gay Divorcee, by David Bax

As evidenced by the name change from the stage play’s The Gay Divorce to The Gay Divorcee–reportedly because it was too immoral to treat divorce itself as happy–Mark Sandrich’s 1934 musical comedy is clearly not a true pre-Code Hollywood offering....