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Pan Am, Episode 5: “One Coin in a Fountain” – reviewed by George

Laura (Margot Robbie) pawned her engagement ring when she needed cash and didn’t reclaim it before the 60 days were up, so the pawn broker sold it. Now she’s super sad that she can’t give it back to the guy … Continue reading

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The Omega Man (1971) – reviewed by George

Alpha to Omega – The Last Man. Only he isn’t – not quite.The film begins with Neville (Charlton Heston) motoring around a big deserted city in a convertible, just enjoying the sun and the breeze. At least it’s good until … Continue reading

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Outbreak (1995) – reviewed by George

If you know someone who can’t be bothered with a mask, show him or her this movie. And be sure they see the quote at the beginning.“The single biggest threat to man’s continued dominance on the planet is the virus.” … Continue reading

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The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012) – reviewed by George

Cindy and Jim Green (Jennifer Garner and Joel Edgerton) have been trying, but have received the word that for them, having children is impossible. Some months later they are about to fill out an application at an adoption agency and … Continue reading

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Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd in “One Track Minds” (1933) – reviewed by George

The girls are on a train to Hollywood because Thelma has won a screen test. They have Zasu’s relative Spanky (later one of the Our Gang kids) with them, and he is really cute at about four years old. He … Continue reading

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Our Man Flint (1965) – reviewed by George

There have been a lot of movies with heroes styled after James Bond, but this is one of the best, if not the best. Derek Flint is a marvel. And…How contemporary can you get? Especially from 1965! This film begins … Continue reading

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Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd in “The Old Bull” (!932) – Reviewed by George

Thelma has agreed to teach Zasu to drive, so they’ve taken a borrowed car out to the country. Naturally Thelma is driving, and the first big bit is the girls becoming contortionists to change places in the front seat without … Continue reading

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Zasu Pitts and Thelma Todd in “On the Loose” (1931) – reviewed by George

Midnight and the girls come straggling in with a handful of balloons each. Says Thelma with disgust, “That’s the last trip to Coney Island!” As Zasu empties sand from her shoes she says, “Our boyfriends don’t know anyplace but Coney.” … Continue reading

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Prep and Landing Stocking Stuffer “Operation: Secret Santa” (2010) – reviewed by George

Magee (voice of Sarah Chalke) calls a secret meeting for Lanny (voice of Derek Richardson) and Wayne (voice of Dave Foley), and scares them to death appearing out of – well, nowhere. She leads them to the real meeting, which … Continue reading

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Eve Arden as “Our Miss Brooks” (1956) – reviewed by George

“Based on the CBS Television program series” Constance “Connie” Brooks has just arrived in Madison with two heavy suitcases and the address of the home where she has arranged to rent a room. She is the new English teacher at … Continue reading

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