Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

Five Favorite Movies About Movies

I’m not usually one to make Top 10 lists about my favorite movies, because I love so many it’s nearly impossible for me to rank them. For me, it’s like trying to pick a favorite book. Aren’t all the good … Continue reading

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Original vs. Remake: ‘The Thomas Crown Affair’

I’d love to say that I absolutely adored Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway in the original version of this film. Except it would be a flat-out lie. Maybe it was all the hype around this movie, but honestly … I … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and ‘Breathe Easy’ (2017)

This is an indie film, extraordinary for both its subject matter and its scope. To summarize briefly, the story is about a bizarre, toxic cloud that descends over the Earth’s major cities. And, as a result, people start going crazy … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘To Catch a Thief’ (1955)

This classic romantic thriller features some of director Hitchcock’s favorite actors: Cary Grant as retired cat burglar, John Robie, aka “The Cat”; Grace Kelly as Frances Stevens, the ice-blonde object of Robie’s affections; and Jessie Royce Landis as Frances’ (very … Continue reading

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My Review of ‘#DrunksLikeUs’ (2014)

In a departure from my usual studio system movie reviews, I’m posting my thoughts about an indie film I had the great pleasure to see. #DrunksLikeUs tells the story of three ordinary, beer-guzzling British blokes. They’re lured by the mysterious … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Three)

And now, in the final part of this year’s grand holiday film revue, here are two more movies that come under the heading of Christmas flicks. Beware, My Lovely (1952) This film definitely isn’t your standard holiday fare. In fact, … Continue reading

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The Grand Holiday Revue (Part Two)

Die Hard (1988) Yes, this Bruce Willis extravaganza of explosions is considered a Christmas movie. Bruce plays John McClane, the lean, mean fighting version of Santa Claus, delivering justice to the occupants of an office building where Hans Gruber (played … Continue reading

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