Monthly Archives: February 2021

The Omega Man (1971) – reviewed by George

Alpha to Omega – The Last Man. Only he isn’t – not quite.The film begins with Neville (Charlton Heston) motoring around a big deserted city in a convertible, just enjoying the sun and the breeze. At least it’s good until … Continue reading

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Outbreak (1995) – reviewed by George

If you know someone who can’t be bothered with a mask, show him or her this movie. And be sure they see the quote at the beginning.“The single biggest threat to man’s continued dominance on the planet is the virus.” … Continue reading

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All Is True (2018) – reviewed by George

This is a wonderful movie. I wanted to review it right after completing Upstart Crow, and here it is. Now, the big surprise for me was that this film was, like Upstart Crow, written by the incredibly talented Ben Elton, … Continue reading

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Pan Am, Episode 2, “We’ll Always Have Paris” (2011) – reviewed by George

Last week London and this week the Clipper flies to Paris with all the regular crew. However, one unexpected passenger is aboard: the Cameron girls’ mother (Miriam Silverman), who wants to talk to Laura (Margot Robbie) about ditching her own … Continue reading

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2* out of 5* Lady Chatterley’s Lover 1981 – reviewed by Anita

Valentine’s Day is upon us. Even with this crazy time of lock down and social distancing we still want to celebrate. A great date night for this holiday dedicated to love and romance is dinner and a movie. With lock … Continue reading

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Eddie Cantor in “Kid Millions” (1934) – reviewed by George

Dot Clark (Ethel Merman) is singing “Who Could Ever Be Blue” with a chorus of cuties at the Body Shop (Don’t ask. I don’t know), and when the number ends she is angry to see that Louie the Lug (Warren … Continue reading

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HI! I’m back, Commentary by Anita, 2-13-2021

Hello! I’ve missed you all and have missed being able to share with you what I’ve been watching. Mostly I miss your input and thoughts. This virus is hell. In California we have been on lockdown, and not having internet … Continue reading

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Art Reflecting Life : Commentary by Anita

This lock down thing is all-out depressing. I don’t have cable and had no internet so it was pretty easy to be in the dumps. Mind-rotting. Then I remembered art reflecting life and decided to have a movie moment in … Continue reading

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William Powell and Myrna Loy are Nick and Nora Charles in “After the Thin Man” and Asta is Asta (1936) – reviewed by George

Gee, what a great start to a comedy-mystery! Nick, Nora, and Asta are on the Sunset Limited from NYC to San Francisco and are only five minutes out. Nick is trying to shave and Nora is trying to pack.Nora: “How … Continue reading

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Donovan’s Brain (1953) – reviewed by George

Doctors Patrick and Jan Cory (Lew Ayres and Nancy Davis) are heading to their isolated mountain lab with a new lab monkey and Jan is afraid it’s cold so she moves it into her lap, where it does seem calmer. … Continue reading

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