Jean Renoir’s masterpiece invented most of the tropes of the prisoner of war film. Eighty years later its themes still speak to our contemporary politics.
Unfaithfully Yours is not one of Preston Sturges’ great movies. But it uses music in a clever and formally interesting way. And, being a Sturges’ script, there is some fine writing.
Paul Sherwen had a successful career as a British racing cyclist and a commentator. But his secret was that he took the time and trouble when he didn’t have to.