Category Archives: Movie Reviews

My Review of ‘Bad Day at Black Rock’ (1955)

I’m extremely pleased to submit this review as part of The Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn Blogathon being hosted by In the Good Old Days of Classic Hollywood. To access the blogathon page click the link above or the image … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week’ (2016)

I recently had the pleasure of seeing this documentary. It was more than just a trip down memory lane. The film follows the Beatles from 1962 to 1966, that period of touring frantically and being mobbed by screaming girls. Much … Continue reading

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My Thoughts About ‘La La Land’ (2016)

an I finally got around to seeing this movie. And while I cannot properly call this a review (I gave up watching at about the 30 minute mark), I will share my thoughts about why I couldn’t watch it. I … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Scandal Sheet’ (1952)

This is one of your lesser-known films noir, which I had the privilege of seeing on TCM’s Noir Alley with Eddie Muller. The subject is tabloid journalism—not a new one for film (witness Citizen Kane), but depicted here against the … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Dunkirk’ (2017)

  It’s taken a while for me to gather my thoughts about this movie. For one thing, I got to see the film in all its 70-mm glory at the AFI Silver Theatre. Talk about being totally immersed. The film … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘I Confess’ (1953)

As you may know from reading this blog, I’m a big fan of Alfred Hitchcock. However (and as long as we’re on the subject of confessions), I confess that I started watching this movie expecting something a bit different. Let … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘Help!’ (1965)

In lieu of the Saturday Matinee, this review is being submitted as part of the “Movie Scientist Blogathon: The Good, the Mad, the Lonely”, hosted by Christina Wehner and Ruth of Silver Screenings. In the case of this film, it would … Continue reading

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