Monthly Archives: August 2014

Into the Storm (2014) – reviewed by George

The special effects are very good, and the collection of characters is satisfactory, though predictable, for this type of film. Where it really falls down is in the direction of the actors. Sappy backslapping and hugging is such a cliché … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 9 – Hot in Cleveland, 8-13-14

Melanie (Valerie Bertinelli): …. my station manager wants to meet with me later to go over some new ideas for the radio show. (Smiles) Think I’ll order french fries to let him know I’m fun. Victoria (Wendie Malick): You just … Continue reading

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Guardians of the Galaxy – 3D Version (2014) – reviewed by George

It’s big – almost overwhelming. It totally deserves to be described as “operatic”. It deals with big themes – death of a mother, loss of an entire family, friendship as a way through grief, honor, conscience, improving your actions by … Continue reading

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Show People (1928) – reviewed by George

I really like silent movies, and have a great deal of admiration for the people who first did tracking shots and close-ups and jump cuts, who first used color, who got the first tear and the first laugh. Because of … Continue reading

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