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Thanks, Woody, For The Perfect Thanksgiving Film

At some point during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, I will again honor a long-standing tradition and steal a couple of hours away from the rituals of family, food and football to wallow in the pleasures of Woody Allen’s… 2,066 more words

Booming Along

F.I.L.M. of the Week (November 14, 2014)

In 2006, I only knew Channing Tatum from playing man-candy roles in teen films like “She’s The Man” and “Step Up.”  But had I been paying attention, I would have noticed that he was also in a smaller indie film called “A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.”  Tatum showed such skill and promise as a dramatically compelling and emotionally potent actor; it is such a shame that it has taken eight years for someone like Bennett Miller to convert that potential in “ 277 more words

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September (1987)

Director: Woody Allen

Writer: Woody Allen


Radio Days (1987)

Allen rarely makes a dull movie, and this is no exception. It’s entertaining and filled with great jazz music. And my God, look at the cast, I how did I miss the young(ish) Larry David and Seth Green! 31 more words

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31 Screams in October, #5: The Lost Boys (1987)

Director: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Corey Feldman, Jami Gertz, Corey Haim, Edward Herrmann, Barnard Hughes, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Dianne Wiest

Moving to an entirely new town must be very difficult, especially when you’re young. 738 more words

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Footloose (1984)

“This is our time to dance. It is our way of celebrating life. It’s the way it was in the beginning. It’s the way it’s always been. 501 more words

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