Tag Archives: Dustin Hoffman

Quartet (2012) – reviewed by George

An exceptional film dealing with life’s final chapters, in this case specifically with retired musicians and singers who clearly have the joie de vivre to perform, but find their audiences dwindling as the years creep on. Beecham House is home … 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 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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“Agatha” (1978) and “Agatha and the Truth of Murder” (2018) – reviewed by George

Agatha Miller was born in 1890. She wrote 66 detective novels, 14 short story collections, and, as Mary Westmacott, 6 romance novels. She married Colonel Archibald Christie on Christmas Eve 1914, and gave birth to her only child Rosalind in … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 33 – The Graham Norton Show – Series 16, Episode 8

Graham added Dame Judi Dench and Dustin Hoffman to a couch that already boasted Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, and Olly Murs, and, as the conversation got going again, said, “Talking of awards, Dustin Hoffman, you gave Dame Judi one recently.” … Continue reading

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