Category Archives: C

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018) – reviewed by George

1927, The American Ministry of Magic, New York City: Grindelwald (Johnny Depp) is being held pending return to Europe to answer for crimes committed there. Seraphina Picquery (Carmen Ejogo) tells the man Spielman (Wolf Roth) who is there to pick … Continue reading

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Coraline (2009) Reviewed by Anita ****

If you are in the mood for a kid’s movie, or the kids need to watch something different I recommend Coraline 100%. Directed by Henry Selick, it’s a dark, stop-motion, fantasy, horror film. Based on a novel by Neil Gaiman, … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians (2018) – reviewed by George

London 1995: Eleanor Young (Michelle Yeoh) arrives at the Calthorpe Hotel with her children and a nanny, and states her name and that she has a reservation for the Lancaster Suite. The desk clerk is not the least bit ruffled … Continue reading

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The Cheap Detective (1978) – reviewed by George

Another satire by Neil Simon, and this time the subject is one single movie: “Casablanca”. Peter Falk plays the Humphrey Bogart role, the lovely Louise Fletcher takes over for Ingrid Bergman, and Fernando Lamas subs for Paul Henried. And Scatman … Continue reading

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Corky Romano (2001) – reviewed by George

Chris Kattan is a riot! In this movie he is inept, jumpy, fearful, and very, very funny. He plays the title character, the youngest of the Romano Crime Family: Pops (Peter Falk) is the head man and about to be … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye in “The Court Jester” (1955) – reviewed by George

Set in a land not unlike England, in the time of Robin Hood, this is one funny film and has some great songs as well. Danny is Hubert Hawkins, a medieval comedian and semi-acrobat who works with a troupe of … Continue reading

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The Reduced Shakespeare Company Presents: “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)” (2001) – reviewed by George

The Company is “Reduced” because there are only three men on stage, and these three guys (Adam Long, Reed Martin, and Austin Tichenor) have more energy than a whole season of NFL action. They are amazing. I don’t know why … Continue reading

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Cockeyed Cavaliers (1934) – reviewed by George

What a funny movie! And I’m not talking chuckles; I LOL’ed a lot. This is set in the days of the puritans, judging by the punishments (stocks, etc.) shown, and Wheeler and Woolsey are funnier here than in the other … Continue reading

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The Adventures of Tintin: “The Castafiore Emerald” (1992) – reviewed by George

This “The Adventures of Tintin” is an animated TV series that consisted of 22-minute episodes, and most stories (like this one) required two episodes to tell. It was a French-Canadian co-production shown on HBO in 1991 and ’92, and as … Continue reading

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Crime Does Not Pay (2014) – reviewed by George

Based on Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Links”, this French telemovie is really gripping, and don’t worry – there are English subtitles. Part of the French Series “The Little Murders of Agatha Christie”, the stories are all rewritten, so it … Continue reading

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