Category Archives: Movie Reviews

My Review of ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’ (1969)

This is one of those movies that got an R-rating back when I was a young teenager. Which made it catnip to my (immature little) mind! When my cousin took me to see the film (in a double feature with … Continue reading

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Original vs. Remake: ‘True Grit’

This is one of those movies that I didn’t see until the remake was made. In fact, it was the remake that inspired me to watch the original. And, to be honest, I’d never wanted to see this movie until … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Time After Time’ (1979)

Time After Time is a very clever time travel movie. It’s also something of the genre-bender, in that it’s a science fiction/thriller/romantic suspense movie. And it’s a fictionalized account involving real people—one of whom wrote a novel about a time … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Baby Driver’ (2017)

I chose to see this movie under the impression that it was a heist film with music. It is an action/crime film crossed with a musical. It also employs some of the most over-the-top and unlikely special effects and scenarios … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Act of Violence’ (1949)

This film is a magnificent study of a war’s effects on soldiers, not to mention the moral relativism inherent in war itself. Frank Enley (played to the sweaty and twitchy hilt by Van Heflin) returns home from WWII as a … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Night of the Hunter’ (1955)

You know that feeling you get when you hear loads of awesome things about a movie and when you finally see it, your expectations are so high, but then … it’s just not that great after all? This film was … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Croupier’ (1999)

This is the kind of movie that should be seen twice to fully appreciate it. It’s also the kind of film that’s hard to review without revealing … The lady you see above is in it, which is giving nothing … Continue reading

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