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Movie Review - The Way (2010)

Director: Emilio Estevez

Stars: Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Deborah Kara Unger, James Nesbitt, Yorik van Wageningen

Tom (Sheen) is golfing one day when he gets a call that his son, Daniel (Estevez) has died while attempting a pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago. 354 more words

Top 10 Presidential Docudramas

#10 – Kennedy, Starring Martin Sheen

Based on Sorensen’s book of the same name. Sheen – yes, he was Kennedy before he was Jeb Barlett – does a good job as does the supporting cast, particularly Blair Brown as Jacqueline. 913 more words

‘The West Wing’ has a day of jubilee

Season 1 | Episode 18 | “Six Meetings Before Lunch” | Aired April 5, 2000

Every time they show Zoey and her Secret Service agent on the “previouslies,” I get nervous—mostly for Gina, because I know Jorga Fox makes her way to “CSI” really soon. 1,035 more words

Firestarter Review

Note that this review is of the edited TV 14 version. All thoughts below pertain to this specific version as a review of the original would likely be more negative. 1,674 more words

Live Action Movies

Homosexuality On American Television: 1972’s “That Certain Summer”

Last week for this blog, I reviewed the excellent made-for-television version of “All Quiet On The Western Front” directed by Delbert Mann of “Marty” fame. During that review I reveled in the daring of the television films and mini-series of the 1970s, mostly concentrating on the choice of young directors who were tabbed at the time to make films for TV, such as Wes Craven, John Carpenter, and Toby Hooper. 787 more words


Lost in La Mancha & Other Documentaries about Troubled Film Shoots

Films are difficult to make. Even the simplest production is at the mercy of a million things that could potentially go wrong. If the film you happen to have in mind is a unique, artistic epic, then you should expect the difficulties to be comparatively monumental and bizarre. 1,058 more words