Category Archives: N

Notting Hill (1999) – reviewed by George

I loved it! As soon as the song “She” began behind the opening credits I was hooked. It’s a great song about a man’s devotion and obsession for one particular woman. Julia Roberts plays a huge American movie star who … Continue reading

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Harold Lloyd in “Haunted Spooks” (1920) and “Never Weaken” (1921) – reviewed by George

Haunted Spooks The titles by H.M. Walker are great! Example: The Girl (Mildred David) is described as “Sweet Sixteen and never… well, only once or twice.” And “The Place” is given as “Go down the Mississippi River several miles and … 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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New Faces of 1937 (1937) – reviewed by George

This movie stars Joe Penner, Milton Berle, Parkyakarkus, Harriet Hilliard, William Brady, Jerome Cowan, Thelma Leeds, Tommy Mack, and Bert Gordon. And Ann Miller gets 17th billing. It was produced by Edward Small (a Small production!), directed by Leigh Jason, … Continue reading

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Greta Garbo as “Ninotchka” (1939) – reviewed by George

Now this is a picture directed by Ernst Lubitsch that has “the Lubitsch touch”. It’s a light romantic comedy with political overtones. Or maybe it’s a political satire disguised as a light romantic comedy. At any rate it’s a lot … Continue reading

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Cyd Charisse as “Ninotchka” in Silk Stockings (1957) – reviewed by George

This musical version of the 1939 film first played on Broadway, starring Don Ameche and Hildegarde Neff. The book was by George S. Kaufman, Leueen McGrath, and Abe Burrows, and the songs were written by Cole Porter. Since MGM owned … Continue reading

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Now and Again (1999-2000) on DVD – reviewed by George

In the review of Episode One I said synopses are a dime a dozen, but in this case I think that since I am mentioning the plots of some of the other episodes you need one, and so I have … Continue reading

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Now and Again on DVD – reviewed by George

OMG! I am soo happy! When Now and Again was new I loved it and watched every new episode. When it was cancelled after only one season I was devastated. I have had it on my Amazon Wishlist forever with … Continue reading

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