Some Like It Hot (1959)

The two most important things to know about movie critics are:


Take a look at any best movie list by professional critics, and the standard cross-dressing scam movies are bound to be there. Drag queen movies don't generally make it because the men have to be cross-dressing due to some situational necessity, not just because they personally like it.

As far as critical-darling cross-dressing movies go, this is the least stupid one, although by Billy Wilder or Jack Lemon standards it's pretty weak.



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Surprising and amazing: a speech synthesizer from 1939. With intonation!



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Impulsive Wikipedia find: the history of the old lady who swallowed a fly. And an early version by Burl Ives, who is one of my favourite 'the past is a foreign country' pop culture figures.



Study for 'Homage to the Square' No. 2 - Josef Albers


Ida Reading a Letter - Vilhelm Hammershøi


Untitled Rayograph, 1922 - Man Ray


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I love it when people edit down movies or shows to less than five minutes without losing any plot or characterization. Punky Brewster's friend gets trapped in a fridge!!!



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