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Frankie and Johnny (1991)

Brief summary:

I’ve seen this a bunch of times. Movies of the early 90s have this kind of predictable vibe… lots of quirky and annoying characters, some stock/often forgettable background music, basically written entirely by one composer (god, I’m so glad that movies of the mid-2000s to now changed all that), and an energy that often isn’t found in movies, today. 223 more words

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More Folk Music

Folk music or roots music is a marginal musical category in today’s commercial world. Every couple of years a movie like O Brother, Where Art Thou? 268 more words

Musica

Rooty Toot Toot

Director: John Hubley
Release Date: March 27, 1952
Rating: ★★★★★ ♕
Review:

In a time when most Hollywood animation studios produced chase cartoons featuring anthropomorphized animals, UPA and director John Hubley come with a court drama about a murder… 430 more words

★★★★★ ♕

The Panic in Needle Park

This 1971 drama follows a group of heroin addicts in New York City’s “Needle Park”, and features the first starring role by a certain Al Pacino. 194 more words

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Twin Peaks S02 E19: Variations on Relations

On the last episode of “Twin Peaks,” Cooper, Audrey and Gordon fell in love and, Andy went spelunking. What does the Owl Cave have to do with Project Blue Book or with the Black Lodge? 1,322 more words

Television

Déjà Vu review: Prelude to a Kiss (1992)

Don’t sigh. Don’t roll your eyes. I’ve coupled Prelude to a Kiss with Frankie and Johnny once again because I finally want to put to rest why I cherish… 497 more words

Meg Ryan

Everything I want is in this room :: Monday Movies

A co-worker recently deemed Monday “Moan-day”, though the word moan just makes me giggle, and think anything but misery. Continuing the idea of combating “Mondays” with romance and love, let’s take a look at another favorite story of love, … 597 more words

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