Category Archives: T

Together Again (1944) – reviewed by George

Diana Crandall (Mona Freeman) is the daughter of Mayor Jonathan Crandall, who died five years ago. She still finds comfort and feels she gets advice from visiting a life-size statue of him in the town square. Plus the family holds … Continue reading

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Theodora Goes Wild (1936) – reviewed by George

A sign: “Lynnfield, Connecticut – The Biggest Little Town in Connecticut – Population 4426 – Circulation of the Lynnfield Bugle 1201” And under that another sign: “Today – Starting Serially – The Sinner by Caroline Adams – America’s Best Selling … Continue reading

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12 in a Box (2007) – reviewed by George

A couple is driving through a wooded country area, arguing over pretty much everything. He’s driving and she’s got the map and he grabs for it and nearly runs over a man waving them down for help with his car. … Continue reading

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Tolkien (2019) – reviewed by George

This biography of John Ronald Reuel Tolkien starring Nicholas Hoult is quite good. Yes, the film was a financial failure, but pity the people who decided to spend their ticket money on something else, because this is a really marvelous … Continue reading

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Too Many Husbands (1940) – reviewed by George

Mr. William Cardew of Lowndes and Cardew, Publishers, drowned a year ago, and Mr. Henry Lowdes (Melvyn Douglas) is notifying staff that the firm is now Henry Lowndes. Publisher. But his secretary Miss Gertrude Houlihan (Dorothy Peterson) cannot maintain her … Continue reading

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Two Guys from Texas (1948) – reviewed by George

Steve Carroll (Dennis Morgan) and Danny Forster (Jack Carson) are motoring through a desertlike landscape when they see a sign, “You Are Now Leaving the United States”, and a mile or so farther “You Are Now Entering Texas”. This pair … Continue reading

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12 Pups of Christmas (2019) – reviewed by George

Well, you can’t like ’em all. I found this ION movie to be very artificial, and even off-putting. Loved the dogs though. Erin is a canine therapist (she hates “dog psychologist”) in NYC who shares her apartment with her fiancee … Continue reading

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Thor: The Dark World (2013) – reviewed by George

A paraphrase of the opening speech by Odin (Anthony Hopkins): Before light there was darkness. And from that came the Dark Elves, and the darkest of these was Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), who wanted to reverse the universe and restore Eternal … Continue reading

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Theater of Blood (1973) – reviewed by George

Now, here’s a movie for you to watch tonight to celebrate Halloween! The opening credits are intercut with scenes from silent movies of Shakespeare’s plays, scenes of death or murder, a really marvelous idea. The basic plot involves a Shakespearean … Continue reading

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The Tale of Despereaux (2008) – reviewed by George

In this animated soon-to-be classic, narrated by Sigourney Weaver, Despereaux (voice of Matthew Broderick) is a smallish mouse with hugely oversized ears who lives as part of a colony of mice in the palace of the King. He firmly believes, … Continue reading

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