Leslie Pitt

Leslie Pitt

Favorite films

  • House Party
  • GoodFellas
  • Brazil
  • Eraserhead

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  • Candyman

  • Strange Days

  • The Manchurian Candidate

  • Blue Steel

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  • Happiness

    Happiness

    ★★★★★

  • Bunny Lake Is Missing

    Bunny Lake Is Missing

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Otto Preminger’s Bunny Lake is Missing is a peculiar little piece, which, while dismissed in its native year of 1965, has become a wonderful cult artifact nearly 50 years on. One scene has Lawrence Oliver’s superintendent chide his Lieutenant for describing a kidnapping suspect; Wilson (Noel Coward), as a pervert:

    “Please, Andrews, he works for the BBC.”

    Another moment has Wilson, the odd landlord of the increasing frantic Ann Lake (Carol Lynley), describe the telephone (as well as the television)…