Category Archives: Movies

Greg Wise in “The Moonstone” (1996) – reviewed by George

The 2nd version of the book was better than the 1st, and this 3rd version is better than the 2nd. The 2nd was a miniseries of approximately 3:45 – the 3rd is a TV movie (shown in the USA on … 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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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) – reviewed by George

If you have not seen this film and want to, I strongly urge you to read every word about it on Wikipedia before you do. I was so confused I paused it at 23 and 1/2 minutes and went to … Continue reading

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A Quiet Place (2018) – reviewed by George

This is the most consistently suspenseful movie I have ever seen , and may be the most consistently suspenseful movie ever made. It just does not let up for any breath-catching, and you better go to the bathroom before you … 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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Robin Ellis in “The Moonstone” (1972) – reviewed by George

A war is in progress in India, and a castle has been attacked. Two British soldiers, Major Frayne and his sergeant (Stephen Rea and Derek Chafer) enter a treasure room with two men already inside: a British officer, Colonel Herncastle … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Feet First” (1930) – reviewed by George

Before I found this film I did not know that Lloyd had ever made a sound film. Now I expect to find a few more along the way. Here Harold plays Harold Horne, a lowly worker at Tanner’s Shoe Store … Continue reading

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Nature’s Grave (2008) – reviewed by George

I was under the impression that this is an ecological parable: “Don’t mess with Mother Nature, or she will seriously mess you up.” But the married couple in this picture have all kinds of problems before they hit the wild … Continue reading

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Parkland (2013) – reviewed by George

A name-heavy cast in a movie that covers Friday, November 22, 1963, when President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, and the weekend following. Even if you think you’ve read a lot about those days and know it all … Continue reading

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Danny Kaye in “White Christmas” (1954) – reviewed by George

This is the first movie in VistaVision, Paramount’s answer to Twentieth Century Fox’s CinemaScope, which, in a way, was itself an answer to 3-D. 3-D had been introduced to a new generation in January of 1953 with an independent production, … Continue reading

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