Sophisticated Comedy — Splendid Isolation

Reader Harry F. writes: “In your rant about horrible modern movies, you mention the ‘sophisticated comedies’ of Ernst Lubitsch and Billy Wilder. Can you suggest some for me to watch? (I want recommendations because if they’re that good, I’d rather buy the DVD, but if I’m going to buy them, I don’t want to risk…

via Sophisticated Comedy — Splendid Isolation

The fact that he left off “Ninotcha” is quite troubling, but I’m definitely going to check out some of the movies here. I’ve only seen Tallulah Bankhead in Hitchcocks’s Lifeboat, where I thought she was terrific, so I’m probably trying that movie first.

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