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Ben Stiller in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” (2013) – reviewed by George

Interesting, scenic, touching, but it has no tangible connection to the so-called source material. When Danny Kaye daydreamed he created a new name, a new persona, a completely unreal milieu. Surely this closely resembles the Thurber story. Ben Stiller stars … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters (2016) – reviewed by George

This is funny stuff: a gender-switch take on the original – right down to casting Chris Hemsworth as the receptionist, the role played first by Annie Potts.  Four talented and very funny women, Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, and … Continue reading

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Paul (2011) – reviewed by George

Edgar Wright is missing – the script is by Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, and the director was Greg Mottola. It was filmed in the US with an American supporting cast, and is the tale of an alien, Paul, about … Continue reading

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TV Quote # 53: The Graham Norton Show, Season 19, Episode 13

Four of the five stars of this summer’s “Ghostbusters” reboot were on the sofa, and they were talking about the absent one. The consensus seemed to be that he (Chris Hemsworth)  is just too good (and too good-looking) to be … Continue reading

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