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Today’s top ten list from the ladies at the B&B is one I can get behind. One any reader can get behind, especially any blogger (even the negligent ones like me).Books that have been in your TBR pile for a long damn time.

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Top Ten Tuesday

The In-Laws - Review

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Was at first unsure what to expect of The In-Laws by looking at promotional material, but what I got was something that took me out of nowhere. 936 more words

Film Reviews

Inspector Clouseau

What happens when a studio has a nice little franchise going but a major player decides they don’t want to return? If you think that’s stopping anyone then you don’t know much about movies. 639 more words

Movies

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013)

The Incredible Burt Wonderstone (2013), the latest comedy from New Line Cinema directed by Emmy Award winner Don Scardino and starring Steve Carell, Steve Buscemi, Olivia Wilde and Jim Carrey, though innocuous fun, lacks that indefinable ‘magic’ ingredient to make it ‘wonderful’. 544 more words

Comedy

MOVIE REVIEW | The Rocketeer (1991)

In a nutshell, Bored & Dangerous says: “Exactly good enough to be enjoyed today as a nostalgic guilty pleasure.”


“How did it feel, strapping that thing to your back and flying like a bat out of hell?” 573 more words

Reader

Movies of My Yesterdays: The Seven Percent Solution

I knew when I chose this month that it was going to be a five-week month. And yet, poring over an exhaustive list of Sherlock Holmes adaptations, I found that, once I eliminated the films I’d seen, the works that were not theatrical feature films, the ones that were not part of series I’d already covered, the releases too fresh to approach, and the silent and foreign films that had too little to recommend them, time and again I came up with only four to cover. 1,187 more words

Drama

7.11.2016 Fire Sale

A lovely attempt to recapture a Jerry Lewis-y era gone by. Not as sharp or biting as Little Murders, but still a lot of fun.