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A Christmas Story Live! (2017) – reviewed by George

This is not a film of the Broadway musical, a performance on stage with an audience attending and cameras planted around, but rather a TV movie based on the stage show, retaining all the choreography, all the dialogue, everything, just … 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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Torch Song Trilogy (1988) – reviewed by George

Harvey Fierstein wrote the Stage Play, wrote the Screenplay, and plays the lead: Arnold Beckoff. Like the play, the movie is divided into three sections, each featuring Arnold with a different man, but mixing them up also. However, the through-line … Continue reading

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Godzilla (1998) – reviewed by George

One of the best openings ever: during the credits we see the words “French Polynesia” followed by shots of land lizards, some of them swimming underwater, then an atomic bomb blast, a large egg, and as the credits finish a … Continue reading

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