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Harry Enfield is a quiet surprise find in America
Since there is only one review of this on IMDb in 8 years I thought I would comment as well. Enfield's sketches are hit and miss, but a review of his work over the last 25 years shows a great honing of his wit, and when his skit is on, it is deadly. Some of the sketches require a bit of knowledge of British culture. For example, the Smashie and Nicey sketches are a send up of the BBC Radio One DJ's of the era. You wouldn't know, for example, that Paul Whitehouse as Mike Smash moaning on-air about his wife leaving him and playing the same record over and over again is a joke about the real life broken-heart goings on by Tony Blackburn on BBC Radio One in 1976. Even not knowing the origins of the sketch it's quite hilarious, but knowing it makes it wickedly funny.
Enfield and Whitehouse, being older now themselves, target an older crowd for their barbs, and it fits them better than doing routines like Kevin or LoadsaMoney. Nevertheless, there is plenty in the 1990's era Enfield that is outstanding. I only found Enfield accidentally through YouTube; I suppose the inside-joke nature of their British targets makes it difficult to translate over to a broad cross section of American audiences, but I find it devilishly dead-on.
Mad Men: The Doorway, Part 1 (2013)
Super Bowl Ad
Actually, the reference to a Super Bowl in 1967 is not inappropriate, because unofficially that's what the public was calling it even then; I was 11 and I remember. However, in case you think my memory is faulty, here is a 1967 promotional video put together by CBS. We know it's 1967 because at the 6:45 mark they are talking about programming for the upcoming 1967 season. Jack Whitaker throughout this tape refers to the game as the Super Bowl, at least 3 times. So, Mad Men got it right. It's not like the NFL named it the Super Bowl in 1969 and everybody said "Geez, I wish I'd thought of that."
Perhaps some viewers will be enticed by the prospect of Natalie Wood playing opposite Steve McQueen, but here McQueen plays a bit of a boob, thoroughly confused by the opposite sex. The dialogue is full of New York's idea of comedy - "Whaddya want me to do about it?" "You wanna go? Go! Ya got no reason to stay here - fuggetaboutit!" The movie meanders about in trying to find a way for McQueen to actually start caring about what happens to Wood, and we get a little tired of the slow pace in him coming to his senses.
Perhaps some will find this to be 'dramatic tension', but I didn't, and I found the end of the movie to be unfulfilling, even trite.
La règle du jeu (1939)
I was looking forward to watching this movie for its reputation as of of the greatest of all time. Another foreign movie, Tokyo Story, is similarly rated, and is very moving and deserving. This film, however, is annoying, with hokey chase scenes that the Keystone Kops would be embarrassed about; glib, has a horrible soundtrack with many grating noises; and has characters that you have to work hard to have any feelings for. In relation to its reputation, I am going to vote it one of the worst movies in the history of cinema. Stay away; you will be restless during the movie to get it over with, and the ending is entirely implausible with a lack of true human emotion, merely French "sophisticated" sorrow.