The film follows Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) as he reminisces on the past year he spent with his girlfriend, Summer . Jack Lemmon plays bedraggled corporate yes-man CC Baxter, who falls in love with elevator operator Fran Kubelik , who is also his boss’s mistress. The 1960 masterpiece, directed by Billy Wilder, is equal parts cynical and romantic, and features one of the most compelling will-they-won’t-theys in the history of cinema.
While it keeps the premise of the story similar, it is rather refreshing as it takes place in a much more modern setting and carries its very own character and ideas. Not only are they oftentimes relatable and remind us of popular stories from the past, but they also show the true emotions of the characters and the situations they’re in. These movies can be the perfect choice for a Saturday night-in or a date night with the person you … Read More