Tag Archives: Debbie Reynolds

Nia Vardalos in “Connie and Carla” (2004) – reviewed by George

Such fun! I first posted this on July 12, 2016 and now reprint it as part of my series of reviews of Nia Vardalos movies. Nia Vardalos and Toni Collette play Connie and Carla, and these actresses have pipes. They should … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment! (1974) – reviewed by George

We’ve just had seven weeks of the history of Broadway musicals, now we ‘re looking at five weeks of the history of movie musicals, specifically MGM musicals. This week: “That’s Entertainment!”, a history/clipfest  that begins with a longshot of Cliff … Continue reading

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Another Good-bye — comment by Anita

Already so soon we are saying good-bye to Carrie Fisher’s famous lovable mother Debbie Reynolds.  I saw her in concert at the Win River Casino and it was one of the best shows I’ve ever attended.  I loved her in … Continue reading

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Connie and Carla (2004) – reviewed by George

Such fun! Nia Vardalos and Toni Collette play Connie and Carla, and these actresses have pipes. They should be on Broadway right now, because of the sad state of the movie musical – illustrated by the fact that this film … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s Web (1973) – reviewed by George

This animated cartoon version of E.B.White’s book is really fun. It was directed by Charles Nichols and Iwao Takamoto, and it tells the tale of a spring pig destined to become bacon come wintertime. But Wilbur (voice by Henry Gibson) … Continue reading

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Give a Girl a Break (1953) – reviewed by George

This is a minor musical (a “B” picture), but it’s still lots of fun. Felix Jordan, the Broadway producer (Larry Keating), is deep into rehearsals with his new show when the female star, Janet Hallson (Donna Martell) walks out. Panic … Continue reading

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Divine Madness (1980) – reviewed by George

I thought this was a photographed stage show when I recorded it from TCM. Okay, it is. But it’s also an actual movie that was released to theaters in 1980. Robert Osbourne said that the director, Michael Ritchie, planted some … Continue reading

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