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Indian Summer (1993, Mike Binder)

Indian Summer is genial and life-affirming. Writer-director Binder imbues it with an optimism and positivity–as long as you have the right support system, anything is possible. 835 more words


Going In Style

Remake of a 1979 film about three retired workmates robbing a bank, this has a lot going for it on paper, with three veteran movie stars (Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin). 14 more words


The Congressional Baseball Shooting, Big Murders, and Little Murders

There’s been no shortage of sad news lately. In “Terrorism Has No Religion,” I wrote about the tragic Manchester bombing. This was quickly followed by the London Bridge attack, and the (accidental) fire in a West London apartment tower yesterday — the same day as a shooting targeting members of Congress who were out for baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. 3,433 more words


Going in Style review

Greetings my intrepid movie-lovers!

In this short review I give you my take on the charming action film: Going in Style.

We open with Michael Caine’s character, Joe, in the bank. 1,039 more words


The Seven Percent Solution (1976) Reviewed by Anita: **

Director Herbert Ross has used Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s character Sherlock Holmes in a most twisted fashion.  As a matter of fact, this particular film takes fact and fiction into a counter intuitive reality.   218 more words


The Grand Scheme of Things

My grandparents, George and Mary, who I called “grandpa” and “bubby” my entire life, were my biggest fans. Together, they personified unconditional love. Even when I was young, they respected my opinions, showing patience as I synthesized my world. 504 more words

Midlife Crisis

A quick over-eview of recent releases

I’m currently still away so still haven’t watched any new films, but to keep the ball rolling, I’m just going to give a real quick overview of my opinions of a few films I saw on the big screen in the last few months before I started writing again. 1,157 more words