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Movie of the week #38

Married to the mob (1988)

Directed by Jonathan Demme

Written by Barry Strugatz & Mark R. Burns

Starring: Michelle Pheiffer, Matthew Modine, Dean Stockwell, Mercedes Ruehl & Alec Baldwin. 53 more words


Knight Aberrant

The Red Knight is a Rorschach blot!

To the Cameo, where celebrity guest programmers are introducing favourite films. My friend, actor Gavin Mitchell introduced THE FISHER KING, which I hadn’t seen since it came out. 681 more words


Movie of the week #31

The Fisher King (1991)

Directed by Terry Gilliam

Written by Richard LaGravenese

Starring: Robin Williams, Jeff Bridges, Mercedes Ruehl & Amanda Plummer.

A modernist take on the Arthurian legend see’s a disgraced Jeff Bridges help a homeless Robin Williams to get his woman. 22 more words


I Like New York in June, How 'Bout You? : A Review of Terry Gilliam's THE FISHER KING

Last summer, when the news came out about Robin Williams’s death, I (like many others) was heartbroken. He had been such a part of my childhood and adolescence. 565 more words

Film Club


Big | Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Parkins, Dir. Penny Marshall | 20th Century Fox | 1988

My rating: ♦♦♦♦◊

Tom Hanks stars in Big, one-half of a Freaky Friday experience. 410 more words

4 Star


Starring: Tom Hanks, Elizabeth Perkins, John Heard, Jared Rushton, Robert Loggia, Jon Lovitz, Mercedes Ruehl
Directed By: Penny Marshall

This may come as a shock to you, but I’m going to give this film an A. 426 more words

Movie Review

Roseanna's Grave

Ah yes. This was the movie that convinced me that Jean Reno (Empire of the Wolves, 2005)is one of Europe’s best actors. Equally as comfortable in high-octane action roles as he is in comedic roles such as this. 593 more words