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If You Could Only Cook (1935) – reviewed by George

A wedding rehearsal is underway at the bride’s house. She’s very bossy and keeps telling the goom what comes next, as if he’s retarded (of course, he did ask, “What comes next?”) But we already know the groom, Jim Buchanan … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas (2019) – reviewed by George

The citizens of Riverton, New Hampshire have voted to split into West Riverton and East Riverton, with the town square to be shared. Now each town has its own mayor and city council, and the two mayors are: for West … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “I Do” (1921) – reviewed by George

This 25-minute film has only acting credits, so I got the rest (and some of the acting credits) from imdb.com. Thank you! Title card: “Some young men fall in love. Some go crazy from other causes. That feverish hour when … Continue reading

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Iceman (1984) – reviewed by George

This Arctic exploration by a team of American scientists involves Dr. Stanley Shephard (Timothy Hutton), an anthropologist, plus chemists, medical doctors like Dr. Diane Brady (Lindsay Crouse), and some other disciplines as well. They find something frozen in ice and … Continue reading

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Intruders (2011) – reviewed by George

This Spanish film, shot in London, Oxford, Madrid, and Segovia, tells the story of two young children, Mia (Ella Purnell) in London and Juan (Izan Corchero) in Madrid, who are haunted by a faceless monster Hollowface, who rather desperately wants … Continue reading

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Alastair Sim in “An Inspector Calls” (1954) and David Thewlis in “An Inspector Calls” (2015) – reviewed by George

Sheila Birling (Eileen Moore) and Gerald Croft (Brian Worth) are being given a small, family-only engagement party by her parents Arthur and Sybil Birling (Arthur Young and Olga Lindo). The only other guest is Sheila’s brother Eric (Bryan Forbes). The … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye in “The Inspector General” (1949) – reviewed by George

This is a really funny movie. A horseman is racing through the countryside toward a walled village somewhere in Hungary. He charges past the gate guard and the guard’s ineffective warning shot and speeds to a large building with two … Continue reading

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In the Loop (2009 ) – reviewed by George

A political satire from Britain, this has to be one of the worst films I’ve ever seen. Peter Capaldi plays the Prime Minister’s Director of Communication, and that’s ironic because this guy is the most foul-mouthed character I have ever … Continue reading

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Hayley Mills in “in search of The Castaways” ( 1962) – reviewed by George

Hayley’s third Disney movie is an adventure with some songs and comedy. The setting (initially) is Glasgow in 1858. The story is based on a Jules Verne novel and stays very close to the novel in both names and specific … Continue reading

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I Hate Valentine’s Day (2009) – reviewed by George

Reuniting Nia Vardalos (as Genevieve) and John Corbett (as Greg), and adding Amir Arison (Bob), Rachel Dratch (Kathy), Judah Friedlander (Dan), Stephen Guarino (Bill), Zoe Kazan (Tammy), Jason Mantzoukas (Brian), Jay O. Sanders (Tim the delivery man), Suzanne Shephard (Evie), … Continue reading

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