100 Word Review – Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)

“A girl can’t read that sort of thing without her lipstick.” – Holly Golightly

Based on the novel by Truman Capote of a prostitute and her next door neighbour, this Hollywood version keeps all of the glamour of its source.

Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn), a New York Socialite, lives next door to ‘average Joe’ and hopeless romantic Paul Varjak (George Peppard) in this 1960s cult movie.

Screenplay by George Axelrod (The Seven Year Itch, Paris When It Sizzles), this film manages to live up to its stylish reputation while sneaking in some of the darkness and turmoil of the original story.

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100 Word Review – Zoolander (2001)

This film is really really ridiculously good looking.

Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson star as Derek and Hansel, rival male models. Little do they know that they are pawns in an industry corrupted by power and political greed.

Christine Taylor, Will Ferrell and Milla Jovovich co-star in this ridiculous comedy. Directed by Stiller and co-written by him, it has some truly brilliant cameos and is almost worth watching just for that. It is also endlessly quotable to the point where it has become a true cult classic. If you plan on watching the sequel, make sure to see this first.