Category Archives: C

Rita Hayworth in “Cover Girl” (1944) – reviewed by George

If you’re  a reasonably regular reader you probably know that Anita loves historical stories and that I’m a sucker for a song and dance picture. Well, obviously opinions vary, but for me this is simply the best movie I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Chamber of Horrors (1940) – reviewed by George

The central character here is a doctor who collects ancient devices of torture, Dr. Manetta (Leslie Banks). He keeps them all in working order, and he knows a thing or two about poisons as well. There’s also a crypt that … Continue reading

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Carnival of Souls (1962) – Reviewed by George

This B-movie is well made. well played, and it captures your interest. But probably the most significant thing about it is that, as far as I know, it’s the first of the life-after-death genre. Mary Henry (Candace Hilligoss) is riding … Continue reading

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Christmas Getaway (2017) – reviewed by George

Hallmark is still showin’ ’em, so I’m still watchin’ ’em and reviewin’ ’em. This movie is just wonderful. Travel writer Emory (Bridget Regan) has a regular Christmas assignment: Exotic Christmas reporting from anywhere on the globe. But somehow this year … Continue reading

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CATs (2019) Reviewed by Anita **

If you are a real fan of the theater version then trust me you will NOT appreciate what Tom Hopper (Director) did to CATs on the big screen. Then again you just might love it. CATs is known for that … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story Live! (2017) – reviewed by George

This is not a film of the Broadway musical, a performance on stage with an audience attending and cameras planted around, but rather a TV movie based on the stage show, retaining all the choreography, all the dialogue, everything, just … Continue reading

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Christmas in Montana (2019) – reviewed by George

Widow Sara Bradley (Kellie Martin) is a highly respected loan officer at Mayer-Hall, and she is being sent to Big Fork, Montana just before Christmas to help a client who needs a new loan consolidated with current indebtedness (but of … Continue reading

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Christmas Hotel (2019) – reviewed by George

A great cast in the most charming and Christmas-affirmimg movie so far. And I don’t expect to see anything better. Erin (Tatyana Ali) is a manager (or co-manager?) for the New York Wyndsor Hotel, and we first see her dealing … Continue reading

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A Christmas Wedding (2006) – reviewed by George

This Lifetime movie is less a Christmas film and more a romantic film. Christmas is just a deadline, the date of the wedding. In Denver two years ago, a young man Ben (Eric Mabius) and a young girl Emily (Sarah … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (2019) – reviewed by George

In this brand-new version, which begins on the Eve of Christmas Eve, in 1843 London, the Cratchits are leaving church, and Bob (Joe Alwyn) says he has to work tomorrow. Mary (Vinette Robinson) and the children commiserate, slightly insincerely, but … Continue reading

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