Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Grim Game (1919) – reviewed by George

This film stars Harry Houdini in the first of his five movies, and Robert Osbourne says the consensus is that it is his best.  It was shown twice on TCM on October 18, 2015, at 8 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 33 – Conan – Season 2, Episode 46 – May 31, 2012

Okay, this one is old, but I love Martin Short and have this on my DVR and watch it 6 or 7 times a year. This last time I watched it with the captions on. So… Conan asked Martin about … Continue reading

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Dumb Caption # 32 – Having Wonderful Crime (1945)

I’m thinking this may need a bit of background. Hedda Hopper was a former character actress who knew a lot of people in Hollywood. So as her career slowed she took up the cudgel of gossip columnist and gave the … Continue reading

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Mrs. Santa Claus (1996) – reviewed by George

“What about you, Mrs. Claus? Another Christmas Eve alone?” (Resigned, but smiling) “After the first 100 years or so, you get used to it.” It is almost Christmas in 1910. Mrs. Claus and the elves are excited; she has supervised … Continue reading

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Arthur Christmas (2011) – reviewed by George

Aardman Animation is renowned for clever, warm-hearted, very funny films, shorts, and TV shows, and this big feature film is no exception. It deals with a dysfunctional family at Christmas: the Clauses. The family consists of Santa (Malcolm), Mrs. Claus … Continue reading

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The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause (2006) – reviewed by George

I think this third entry is the best. It marks the return of family members Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, Liliana Mumy, elf Spencer Breslin, and director Michael Lembeck, and adds Martin Short, Ann-Margret, and … Continue reading

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Flesh & Bone series Starz Reviewed by Anita: ****

This has been an excellent mini-series. Unexpected, something I really look forward too when sampling new TV or movie channel series. It is dark like Swan Lake.  It has a gothic feel to it.  The horror subtly lurking  on the edges … Continue reading

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Sound of Music Sing-Along Reviewed by Anita

This film is one of the best musicals on-screen. It has been a family favorite in my family ever  since I can remember.   I still recall songs from this movie from my child hood.  We as kids  would   … Continue reading

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The Santa Clause 2 (2002) – reviewed by George

Eight years later the movie allows for that time lapse: Charlie (Eric Lloyd) is now in high school, Neil (Judge Reinhold) and Laura (Wendy Crewson) have a daughter Lucy, about 7 years old and played by Liliana Mumy, and we … Continue reading

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Reviewed by Anita: ***

I have to be honest.  The best part of this movie was my Dollar Store Light Saber.   It is blue. I don’t want to go into a great amount of detail about the film.  It is over done for … Continue reading

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