Category Archives: Blogathan

My Review of ‘Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle’ (2003)

While my original intent was to blog about Charlie’s Angels—full stop, I had the chance to see this sequel recently. And while you’d never mistake this movie for a Merchant & Ivory production (or even a Farrelly Brothers film), it’s … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Rope’ (1948)

This film is a taught 80-minute study of two twisted minds at work. Well, three—counting the director. 🙂 Two young men lure a friend to their Manhattan apartment, where they proceed to strangle him to death. Then, dump him in … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Easter Parade’ (1948)

This review is being posted as part of the Judy Garland Blogathon this weekend being hosted on the blog In The Good Old Days Of Classic Hollywood. This film is sort of like Pygmalion, if it hadn’t been made into … Continue reading

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Mad Scots and Englishmen in ‘Braveheart’

Now, Patrick McGoohan may have been villainous in Silver Streak, which I previously posted about in The Great Villain Blogathon 2017. However, his role as King Edward “Longshanks” in the 1995 epic film Braveheart revealed an amazing level of treachery … Continue reading

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‘Silver Streak’ with the Villainous Patrick McGoohan

Silver Streak, a comedy-thriller from 1976, was not only a hilarious vehicle for the pairing of funny guys Gene Wilder and Richard Pryor, but featured Irish-American actor Patrick McGoohan in the part of the evil Roger Devereaux. When George Caldwell … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Atlantic City’ (1980)

First off, you should know that this review is part of the “O Canada!” blogathon, co-hosted by Ruth of Silver Screenings and Kristina of Speakeasy. Having said that, there are at least three Canadian connections in this film. For one, … Continue reading

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