I'm reading a book about director Hal Ashby (Harold and Maude, Coming Home), who in 1979 did a movie called The Hamster of Happiness, which came out two years later as Second-Hand Hearts.
By any name, it was deemed an atrocity and an insult to hamsters everywhere. Leonard Maltin's review: "Robert B ... More >>
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December 23, 1971, Vol. XVI, No. 51
Creatures nosing for crumbs
By Richard McGuinness
The best black comedies communicate pangs of conscience about the hopeless lives they create -- George Axelrod's "Lord Love a Duck" was perhaps the m ... More >>