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Movie Reviews 306 – The China Syndrome (1979)

We can all laugh now after watching those old 1950’s instructional videos of school kids being told to ‘Duck and Cover’ in the event of a nuclear war.- like hiding under a school desk was going to offer any protection for a 50 megaton hydrogen bomb dropping out of the sky. 478 more words

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Some Like it Hot (1959)

Lundi 17 Juillet à 19 heures:
” SOME LIKE IT HOT ” de Billy Wilder – 1959.
Avec Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon et Tony Curtis. 34 more words


The Effects of a Day Off

Yeah, you hated me taking a day off on Sunday. Day of rest? Forget it!

The numbers don’t lie:


Out to Sea of Love Boat Meets Jack & Walter & Brent & Martha

So glad the right title finally came to me…I imagine the pitch went something like this: “It’s like The Odd Couple/ Grumpy Old Men meets… 3,946 more words

Double Feature #16 - The Hudsucker Proxy and Some Like It Hot

Today, I’m hitting up some comedies, specifically screwball comedies. What makes a screwball comedy you ask? Well, the classic genre involves a lot of snappy dialogue, and a ridiculous situation that leads to a lot of misunderstandings. 4,207 more words


RIP John G. Avildsen, Academy Award Winning Director of 'Rocky'

by Jason Koenigsberg

Academy Award winning director John G. Avildsen passed away today from pancreatic cancer at the age of 81. Known mostly for specializing in uplifting dramas, in particular sports movies and films that involve an underdog overcoming all odds and emerging triumphant. 941 more words


Uncle Bardie's Spotlight Movie: Dad

Once a week on Friday, Uncle Bardie celebrates the creativity in others by shining a Spotlight on a movie, a song or a creator. To celebrate this Sunday’s Father’s Day, this week’s Spotlight Movie is… 320 more words