To Be or Not to Be – 1942 Lubitsch

Rated #103 on TSPDT which is very overrated Carole Lombard is absolutely stunning in her final role before her tragic plane crash death It’s both a socially and politically important movie and a great comedy- not hard to see how it’s rated so high by so many critics but it’s just not nearly one of the best directed movies of all-time There are a ton of hilarious scenes but my favorite might be Robert Stack leaving right in Benny’s Hamlet soliloquy and that ongoing joke Very detailed and intelligent narrative Blends drama horror of WW2/Hitler/Nazi’s and comedy with such