Category Archives: V

Vice Versa (1988) – reviewed by George

This is a really good father-and-son movie with lots of laughs, a few touching moments, and two wonderful performances by Judge Reinhold and Fred Savage as the father and son, Marshall and Charlie. In Tibet  two young men steal a … Continue reading

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G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom (2004) – reviewed by George

This CGI animated feature is pretty good, but I had to see about half of it to begin appreciating it. I guess that’s because the intended audience is adolescents. Basically the G.I. Joes make up an organization of men and … Continue reading

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Victor Victoria on Broadway (Taped in 1995, Copyright in 2000) – reviewed by George

This was shot for television during a performance, complete with audience reaction, though for camera angles some of it looks shot with no audience. Julie Andrews makes a lovely speech about returning to Broadway after a number of years,  the … Continue reading

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Viktor und Viktoria (1933) – reviewed by George

This is the original on which the British (Jessie Matthews) and American (Julie Andrews) versions were based. And also an Argentinian version and a French version. The problem here is that while I thought I was getting a print with … Continue reading

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Robert Vaughn in “The Venetian Affair” (1966) – reviewed by George

A man is sitting at a table in a deserted square in Venice, his only company a few pigeons. A younger man wearing eyeglasses arrives and joins him. The elder says, “Alcott?”, and the younger replies,. “Shall we go, Mr. … Continue reading

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Venom (2018) – reviewed by George

This comic book-based movie is outstanding. The Life Foundation, run by Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed), has sent a ship into space and is expecting its return, but it goes out of control and crashes in Malaysia.  The Foundation recovers it … Continue reading

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Peter O’Toole is the voice of Sherlock Holmes in “Valley of Fear” (1984) – reviewed by George

Once again the balance of sound elements is bad, but here it is the worst of this short series of four cartoons. The music actually came within a hair of drowning out the dialogue completely on several occasions. Holmes receives … Continue reading

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The Veil (1958) Reviewed by Anita ***

The Veil is an American TV series I accidentally ran across on Amazon Prime.  Produced by Hal Roach Studios, this Twilight Zone styled TV series never made it to TV.  The show was based on real life supernatural events, and it … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day (2010) – Reviewed by George

Like “New Year’s Eve” this multi-story movie was directed by Garry Marshall (for the review of “New Year’s Eve”, posted on 12-31-16, click on December 2016 under Archives to the right). It has happy stories and sad stories, and illustrates … Continue reading

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Victor Frankenstein (2015) – reviewed by George

Surprising that a story so well-known could be tweaked and made so suspenseful. Daniel Radcliffe plays Igor and James McAvoy plays Victor, and the fact that this is really Igor’s version of the story is recognized by Daniel getting top … Continue reading

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