Category Archives: Comedy

My Review of ‘Beat the Devil’ (1953)

Hi! Today, I’m reviewing Beat the Devil from 1953, which is probably one of the most bizarre movies I’ve ever seen. Actually, I’ve actually seen more bizarre movies than this, but I won’t go into that. It is pretty bizarre … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday’ (1953)

How can I describe this movie? Well, it’s French. Very French. And it’s a comedy full of visual, audible, and physical humor. And I sense that the director Jacques Tati is a bit like Woody Allen—in a good way—because he … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Ghost World’ (2001)

I found this movie quite interesting. So interesting, in fact, that I decided to read the script. And reading the screenplay lent additional (and, IMHO, nearly essential) new levels of understanding to the whole business. This is the problem with … Continue reading

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Lawyers Talk About ‘My Cousin Vinny’ (1992)

As part of what I hope to make a series of videos on the depiction of lawyers and the law in movies, I had a recent discussion with a Maryland criminal defense attorney about one of his favorite legal movies, … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Quiet Man’ (1952)

This is one of those movies I’ve always heard I should see, but never got around to watching until recently. And I might never have seen it, except that it was chosen for the movie group I’m in. Yep, I’m … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Lady Bird’ (2017)

WARNING: THIS REVIEW HAS AT LEAST ONE MAJOR SPOILER! This film, Greta Gerwig’s solo directorial debut, has been the subject of high praise and deservedly so. Our protagonist, high school senior Christine “Lady Bird” McPherson lives with her not-so-traditional family … Continue reading

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‘The Invisible Woman’ (B-Movie Review) — Part One

In the next few weeks, we have for you a most interesting movie to skewer without mercy review and comment upon. This is Part One of the film The Invisible Woman! You can tell from this poster that she means … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ (2013)

Today’s film review comes in video and text, for your watching/listening and/or reading pleasure! 🙂 Incidentally, this is an old video from an old YouTube channel. But my opinion stands. 🙂 Sorry about all that background music. I had a … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘While You Were Sleeping’ (1995)

Rather than write a holiday round up, I thought I’d focus on one movie in particular that fits the season in more ways than one. Given the ridiculous levels of stress we’ve endured this year, what better form of distraction … Continue reading

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‘The Old Dark House’ (B-Movie Review) – Part Two (1963)

Are you ready for Part Two of this uniquely weird old movie review? Here it is, ready or not. Part Two of The Old Dark House (1963 version)! So along with Daddy Roderick, there’s a doddering old woman who knits … Continue reading

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