Arsenic and Old Lace

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Oblogatory loves dark comedy and ’40s screwball antics, so why does “Arsenic and Old Lace,” starring Cary Grant and Peter Lorre, leave a funny aftertaste?

Divorce Italian Style

Oblogatory continues exploring dark comedy with the riotous 1961 classic “Divorce Italian Style,” a movie whose humor is so caustic, you could dissolve a body in it!

Some Like It Hot: An Obligatory Rewatch

“Some Like It Hot” has surged back to the forefront of cultural relevance after nabbing 13 Tony nominations and winning Best Actor in a Musical. Oblogatory rewatches the 1959 film to find out if this jazzy comedy is still as fiery as advertised.

Annie Hall (@nnie H@ll)

Oblogatory watches Woody Allen’s greatest comedic work, “Annie Hall,” starring Diane Keaton. Far from old-fashioned, this movie is neat!

ChatGPT 3.5 also reviews “Annie Hall,” in a “John Henry Vs. The Machine” type duel.

Why Did Barbieheimer Work?

Oblogatory spends six hours in a theater to learn why Barbieheimer, the dual release of “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” was profitable for all.

Do the Right Thing

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After much procrastination, Oblogatory finally follows the advice of Spike Lee’s greatest work and watches “Do the Right Thing.” And, yep, it’s still disturbingly relevant 30 years later.

Meet Me in St. Louis

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Is “Meet Me in St. Louis” even a Christmas movie? Not really, but its knockout song from Judy Garland gives it a top spot anyway. Oblogatory attends The World’s Fair with this musical classic.