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March 15, 2017 Goodbye City Life

Eddy Albert, The Eddy Albert Album, Columbia CS-9399, 1966

CBS was on a roll with “rural” comedies in the 60s.  The success of The Beverly Hillbillies… 264 more words

Dinner & a Movie: Roman Holiday (1953)

I recently checked a new book out from the library, TCM: Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films we Love.  While I questioned some of the meals, I liked the idea of pairing a meal and a cocktail with a film.   1,235 more words

1950s

Who's Got the Action (1962)

Some “stars” are just too good looking to be kept apart so it should come as no surprise that the coolest member of The Rat Pack, Dean Martin should find himself starring opposite the blonde love goddess, Lana Turner in this comical tale of love and gambling that easily allows the many character players to rise up and steal scene after scene starting with number 2 man, Eddie Albert. 695 more words

Daily Take

Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

You know who has the best rogues’ gallery in all of TV and films? I’m not talking about the fictional villains, but the actors who played them. 613 more words

Movies

The Dude Goes West (1948)

The year is 1876, and Brooklyn gunsmith Daniel Bone (Eddie Albert) has decided to close up shop. Having inherited the business from his father, he thinks it’s time for a change. 389 more words

Film

Dreamscape (1984, Joseph Ruben)

Dreamscape has a lot of subplots. The main plot barely gets any more time during the second act than the subplots. But I’m getting ahead of myself because I wanted to talk about the first act, which has Dennis Quaid getting reacquainted with mentor Max von Sydow. 632 more words

★½

BEFORE THE FLOOD (2016): A Worthy Addition To Leonardo DiCaprio’s Filmography

As I started to watch Before The Flood, Leonardo DiCaprio’s climate change documentary, it took me a few seconds to adjust to the fact that the DiCaprio was talking to me and as himself; not as a character in one of his many well received Hollywood movies. 262 more words

Documentary