YOU’RE NEVER TOO YOUNG

Poffy The Cucumber

It Never Gets Old… Jerry Lewis, whose whole shtick is “an adult playing a kid,” gets to play an adult playing a kid, in YOU’RE NEVER TOO YOUNG. And Dean Martin, as usual, can’t tell the difference. Jerry is Wilbur Hoolick (of COURSE that’s his name), an aspiring barber, planted with a stolen diamond and then pursued by the diamond … Read More

THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR

Poffy The Cucumber

Statutory Jape. A grown woman poses as an 11-year-old girl to buy a half-fare train ticket. And everyone tries to fuck her. THE MAJOR AND THE MINOR is a sex pervert’s dream date. It plays on the darkest impulses of humanity, while trying to couch those impulses in a “screwball comedy” thereby letting it off the hook. Ginger Rogers (best … Read More