The man who directed The Graduate is 82! That doesn’t feel right. Michael Igor Peschkowsky (why would you change your name to Nichols?) has directed some of the most seminal comedy films –

The Graduate classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-3lKbMBab18

When you think back to what it took to make a feature film, the sets, the cameras, all the time needed to set up shots, the quality of product turned out by Mike Nichols is amazing:

Now that's a camera

With today’s cameras we get in close, we  can almost get into bed with our leading actors to make the sex scenes seem so real, no way was Nichols snuggling up on this set with his camera:

Sex scenes

If you have never seem The Graduate a) take yourself off to a dark corner and have a strong word with yourself and b) go bloody watch it today!

Hoff Anne and Mike

So, what to watch if not The Graduate? Silkwood?

Silkwood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMuMhW22YP4

Catch – 22

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E9wcK6qvCqI

Alan Arkin on top form. If you’ve seen Argo watch Arkin with hair being brilliant.

Carnal Knowledge. Has Ann-Margaret ever looked better? What a cast, Jack Nicholson, Art Garfunkel, Candice Bergen.

carnal_knowledge_bimbo jacknicholsoncarnal

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ow9EEc7onA

Working Girl? Giant hair. Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver all with massive shoulder pads.

Working Girl

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fj5TXxmNDaU

Have a nice day everyone.

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