EFC II #234 – To Have and Have Not (1944)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#234 – To Have and Have Not (1944)
Dir. Howard Hawks
Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Walter Brennan, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael

The two hundred and thirty-fourth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a classic Hollywood romance born both on and off screen, in To Have and Have Not.

Recorded in July 2018.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Not really, I enjoyed this film so much, and the real life romantic chemistry between Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart really shines through, but overall it’s not an outstanding film per se.

EFC II #151 – His Girl Friday (1940)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#151 – His Girl Friday (1940)
Dir. Howard Hawks
Starring: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Alma Kruger, Gene Lockhart, Clarence Kolb, Abner Biberman, John Qualen, Helen Mack

The one hundred and fifty-first installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Howard Hawks’ rapid fire screwball comedy, His Girl Friday.

Recorded in April 2017.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, if only on the incredible delivery of such rapid fire dialogue, which is unbelievably impressive.

EFC II #43 – Bringing Up Baby (1938)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#43 – Bringing Up Baby (1938)
Dir. Howard Hawks
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Charles Ruggles, Walter Catlett, Barry Fitzgerald, Mary Robson, Fritz Feld, Leona Roberts, George Irving

The forty-third installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, a rapid fire screwball comedy pairing up Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn, Bringing Up Baby.

Recorded in July 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Luke: Yes, it’s a fantastic screwball comedy, I loved it.

Sylvia: No, it’s good, but not a film you have to see before you die.