Tag Archives: Paul Lynde

New Faces (1954) – reviewed by George

I knew of this film, but thought it was called “New Faces of 1953”. Well, I was off by a year, and apparently of the seven films called “New Faces”, only one includes the year in the title: “New Faces … Continue reading

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Broadway: The American Musical – Episode 4: “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ (1943-1960)” – reviewed by George

Hosted by Julie Andrews, Director Michael Kantor, Written by JoAnn Young. Topics: Oklahoma! – was the show that made story the most important element in a musical. No longer would Broadway productions automatically be called “Musical Comedies”. But isn’t that … Continue reading

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Flash Gordon (1980) – reviewed by George

The opening credits list “Music Composed and Performed by Queen, Orchestral Score Composed and Arranged by Howard Blake”. So right away you know you’ll get Queen numbers throughout the film and that the regular score will be played by a full … 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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Bye Bye Birdie (1963) – reviewed by George

Sue me! I don’t like this movie. This is another case where I think the stage version is better, and for this title I think way, way better. I think it is safe to say that the moviemakers strangled the … Continue reading

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