Category Archives: T

Too Many Girls (1940) – reviewed by George

This black and white musical is based on the Rodgers and Hart musical play with book by George Marion Jr. Oddly, the only song I was familiar with was “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was”. The rest of the … Continue reading

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David McCallum in “Three Bites of the Apple” (1966) – reviewed by George

The story of British tour guide Stanley Thrumm (David McCallum), who is working for Chelsea Tours taking a group of tourists from France to Italy, on to Switzerland, and then back to France. Along the way he gets involved with … Continue reading

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A Thousand Clowns (1965) – reviewed by George

This is a comedy about an irresponsible man who doesn’t want to work. His name is Murray Burns (Jason Robards) and he’s beyond bright – he’s intelligent. And also personable, funny, and reasonably good-looking. But his brother Arnie (Martin Balsam, … Continue reading

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That Girl from Paris (1936) – reviewed by George

This is a “cute”movie, in the best possible meaning of that word. I’ve read that with the advent of talkies, opera singers were very popular as stars and costars, and this must have lasted into the 1940s because I’ve reviewed … Continue reading

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The Ants Are Coming! “Phase IV” (1974) and “Them!” (1954) – reviewed by George

This is the order in which TCM showed these films, and so I’m reviewing them in that order. “Phase IV” is kind of experimental, but it just isn’t good. I got tired vary quickly of watching an ant strolling or … Continue reading

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This Is Cinerama (1952) – reviewed by George

Though Lowell Thomas denies it in his narration of the film, this is a travelogue. But what a travelogue! Cinerama, as I wrote in my review of “The Bat Whispers”, is a wide-screen process which used three 35-mm cameras strapped … Continue reading

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The Theory of Everything (2014) – Reviewed by George

From the beginning you can see the symptoms: an intermittent limp, a hand holding chalk with the ring finger and little finger extended in a graceful curve that slightly hampers writing, and then 24 minutes in, when Stephen Hawking collapses … Continue reading

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Tomorrowland Reviewed by Anita 3 Stars

Clever, inspiring and lots of action is the best way to introduce you to Tomorrowland.  Directed  by Brad Pitt this mystery adventure is a family fun film.  The story tells us about a disillusioned genius, a young scientist in the … Continue reading

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Time After Time (1979) – reviewed by George

This 36-year-old movie stars Malcolm McDowell, David Warner, and Mary Steenburgen, all looking incredibly young, and very attractive. The script is quite good and is well-realized, which is not so surprising as it might be, because Nicholas Meyer (writer of … Continue reading

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Troll (1985), Troll 2 (1990), and Best Worst Movie (2009) – reviewed by George

My son told me I should see a documentary called Best Worst Movie, but that I first should see the best worst movie: Troll 2. I thought I should start with Troll, but was told that Troll and Troll 2 are … Continue reading

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