The Five-Movies Test or: Which Director Has Had the Best Stretch of Consecutive Feature-Length Films in English?

Steven Hyden introduced his five-albums test more than a decade ago as a third way to judge a band, short of its popularity or its critical acclaim. While this one is not meant to stand on its own—for example, he’s not sure that either Bob Dylan nor the Rolling Stones had made five great albums… Read More The Five-Movies Test or: Which Director Has Had the Best Stretch of Consecutive Feature-Length Films in English?

Lenny (1974)

Dir. Bob Fosse. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner Lenny Bruce (Hoffman) is delivering his stand-up act, pulling from current events and the newspaper as is his wont. He’s intrigued by the discrepancy in pay for Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Las Vegas act ($60,000 salary) and the best-paid teachers in Nevada ($6,000). It’s “sick,” he… Read More Lenny (1974)

Songs from Musicals: #44, “Tomorrow Belongs to Me,” from Cabaret

Honorable mentions: “Two Ladies,” “Mein Herr” the sun in the meadow is summery warm the stag in the forest is bae https://t.co/MlwzTp4buY — Jason Linkins (@dceiver) December 8, 2015 (I promise, that’s the only time Donald Trump’s name appear near this post.) Q: “Tomorrow Belongs to Me”? Isn’t this the Nazi song from Cabaret? A:… Read More Songs from Musicals: #44, “Tomorrow Belongs to Me,” from Cabaret