Continuing the wonderful trend started by Kate Hart. (I know, it’s five minutes early)

What is it? Post two of anything: book reviews, pictures, quotes, poems, songs, videos, rants, shout outs, whatever floats your boat. Just connect them somehow. That’s it.

My pick for this week: favorite films about apartment troubles.

The Apartment. Written and directed by Billy Wilder. Staring Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine.

Why I love it: It’s impossible not to fall for Jack Lemmon in this role. There are certain scenes where his voice drops–sad and low and serious–and his eyes darken and you find yourself reaching for the remote to rewind because it’s just so perfect and unexpected. Shirley MacLaine is just breathtakingly gorgeous and the scenes are all played pitch perfectly. Plus, with great lines like in the above clip, how can you not fall in love:”I used to live like Robinson Crusoe; I mean, shipwrecked among 8 million people. And then one day I saw a footprint in the sand, and there you were. ”

The Goodbye Girl: Written by Neil Simon, directed by Herbert Ross, starring Richard Dreyfuss and Marsha Mason.

The Goodbye Girl (original, accept not made-for-tv-remakes) is one of those rare movies which is absolutely perfect. If every conversation was as witty as they are in the Goodbye Girl in real life, it would be exhausting. But, for two hours, the witty conversation is pure heaven. Plus Richard Dreyfuss is just flat out adorable in it.

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