1940s, 4/4, Best Picture Winner, Billy Wilder, Drama, Review

The Lost Weekend: A Second Look

It still amazes me how well Billy Wilder's The Lost Weekend works because it is first and foremost a teetotalling film, a dramatic deconstruction of a man consumed by his need and addiction to alcohol where the alcoholism is the center of every single scene. However, buoyed by Charles Brackett's and Billy Wilder's expertly written… Continue reading The Lost Weekend: A Second Look