Monthly Archives: August 2016

Good Bye, Mr. Wilder Commentary by Anita

The film community world-wide is a little sadder.  I know I am.  I loved Gene Wilder from childhood on.  Not just for his role as Mr. Wonka, but for his unique talent.  That man has never failed to make me … Continue reading

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Young & The Restless: way to go!! Comment by Anita

Does anybody beside myself still watch the original, fantasy, reality TV good ol’  Soap Operas?  I have that nasty habit.  I still try to keep up with two.  Bold and Beautiful and Young &  the Restless.  You folks know I like … Continue reading

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The Fantastic Four (2015) – reviewed by George

This third version of the origin story stars Miles Teller as Reed Richards, Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm, Kate Mara as Susan Storm, and Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm, with Toby Kebbel as Victor von Doom. You may remember … Continue reading

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In the Heart of the Sea (2015) – reviewed by George

Directed by Ron Howard, Screenplay by Charles Leavitt, Story by Charles Leavitt and Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver, and Based on the Book “In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex” by Nathaniel Philbrick, the movie … Continue reading

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The Adderall Diaries (2015) – reviewed by George

This is a bit hard to watch, but that’s because it’s dealing with real people in real situations that we would rather not think about much. Told within a father/son context, but about us all, male and female, this movie … Continue reading

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The Librarian: Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008) – reviewed by George

A series of three TV movies anchored in science fantasy seems like a hard sell, but these films kept being made about every 2 years, and they certainly entertained me, if no one else. Actually I think they were quite popular. … Continue reading

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Motive: Season 4, Episode 8, “Foreign Relations”, broadcast in Canada July 12, 2016 and in USA August 21, 2016 – reviewed by George

In this unusual program you start out knowing the killer and the victim, but you can’t imagine what the connection between them might be. This is how it works, using last Sunday’s episode as an example. On a college campus … Continue reading

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The Good Dinosaur (2015) – reviewed by George

This is the type of film I expect from Pixar: beautifully animated characters and special effects, beautifully rendered backgrounds, and a story that touches your heart as well as your brain. In this story, 66 million years ago the comet … Continue reading

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Victor Frankenstein (2015) – reviewed by George

Surprising that a story so well-known could be tweaked and made so suspenseful. Daniel Radcliffe plays Igor and James McAvoy plays Victor, and the fact that this is really Igor’s version of the story is recognized by Daniel getting top … Continue reading

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Toddlers and Tiaras (2016) Reviewed by Anita 0*

I just have to share my thoughts on this reality show.  Toddlers and Tiaras is a window into bad parenting and installation of bad morals/character traits.  These little girls (who should be thought of as lovely and nurtured) are pawns … Continue reading

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