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Singin’ in the Rain (1952) – reviewed by George

This delightful classic musical is set in 1927, when the release of the first talking feature “The Jazz Singer” changed movies foreverĀ (there’s a phrase I don’t like and would not normally use). At the premiere of Monumental Pictures latest (silent) … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment!, Part 2 (1976) – reviewed by George

Here we have a clipfest with very little historical context, just that most of the black&white stuff comes first. Bing Crosby sings “Temptation”, Judy Garland sings “Zing Went the Strings of My Heart”, Ethel Waters and Eddie Anderson sing “Taking … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) – reviewed by George

This is generally considered to be a Christmas movie; I suppose because of the song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, but in truth it’s a family movie. It deals with the growing-up problems of the five children of an … Continue reading

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