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Guest Post: Happy Birthday Michelle!

It’s the second day of Pfeiffer Pfilm Pfest and things only get better, as I’m joined by the fabulous RB in a celebration of two favourite performances from the one and only. 694 more words

Michelle Pfeiffer

Frankie and Johnny (1991)

I’m sad that it’s ending today, but all good things must come to an end. Many thanks to everyone who contributed to the blogathon, read the pieces and commented. 480 more words

Michelle Pfeiffer

Frankie and Johnny

On this, the opening day of Meg and Michelle’s March Blogathon I’m delighted to welcome RB, author of RB Movie Reviews. RB is one of the most loyal, pleasant and articulate of my followers and it’s a pleasure to share her review of another play to movie adaptation from the early 90s; … 651 more words

Michelle Pfeiffer

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

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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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