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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Monday, December 30, 2002 The Great New Year's Eve Movie
By the time he made ''The Apartment,'' Wilder had become a master at a kind of sardonic, satiric comedy that had sadness at its center, Roger Ebert writes in a review of the film that won the Oscar for Best Picture of 1960. Visit this page for a synopsis and selected audio-clips, such as this one:
C.C.Baxter: Please, Miss Kubelik, you got to promise me you won't do anything foolish.
Fran Kubelik: Who'd care?
C.C.Baxter:I would! Fran Kubelik: Why can't I ever fall in love with somebody nice like you?
C.C.Baxter: Yeah, well - that's just the way it crumbles ... cookie-wise.