After seeing the trailer in theaters, Mulan (2020) was the first of the live-action* Disney re-makes I was interested in seeing. I would have actually gone to the theater to see it, […]
Matewan – How Many Have Given Their Lives in the Struggle for Workers’ Rights?
Written by John SaylesDirected by John Sayles One of the most telling lines in this John Sayles film about real events is “You ain’t men to that coal company…” For that is […]
It Was Better Than I Expected: A Review of the Jim Carrey Film Bruce Almighty
Written by Steve Koren, Mark O’Keefe, and Steve OedekerkDirected by Tom Shadyac I confess to not being a Jim Carrey fan in any of his incarnations. I never liked Ace Ventura, The […]
Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Episode I THE PHANTOM MENACE Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute. Hoping to resolve the matter with a blockade of […]
A Review of the Film: To Wong Foo Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmar
Written by Douglas Carter BeaneDirected by Beeban Kidron In many ways this movie is the typical theme of strangers come into a small town and turn it upside down, leaving it for […]
Movie Review: Shawshank Redemption – A Prison Movie and So Much More
Written by Stephen King and Frank DarabontDirected by Frank Darabont The first time I ever watched Shawshank Redemption came about quite by accident. It is one of those films I’d heard about […]
Movie Review: The Devil’s Own
Written by Kevin Jarre, David Aaron Cohen, and Vincent PatrickDirected by Alan J. Pakula Don’t look for happy endings, Tom. It’s not an American story; it’s an Irish one…. It’s an interesting […]
Movie Review: Elf – Experience Christmas in New York
Written by David BerenbaumDirected by Jon Favreau I’m not generally a fan of Will Ferrell movies. After having heard so many positive reviews of the movie Elf, including a recommendation by one […]
Movie Review: Billy Elliot – Coming of Age in England is No Easier Than in the States
Written by Lee HallDirected by Stephen Daldry I finally managed to view this excellent film this past week after having intended to view it several times now. It’s a terrific story of […]
Movie Review: Airport ’77 – Stupid is….
Written by Arthur Hailey, Michael Scheff, David Spector, H.A.L. Craig, & Charles KuenstleDirected by Jerry Jameson Just read through a few of my reviews and you’ll know I have a great fondness […]
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