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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


The Postmortem Fisher King

“Did you loose your mind all at once or was it a slow gradual process?”

Before I started living I watched movies: Dorothy opening the black and white door into the color of imagination, boys at a junk yard discussing the evolution of Annette Funicello’s breasts, “the A and the E are starting to bend around the sides” and Tyrone “Clean” Miller listening to a tape from his mother on a naval patrol boat headed towards Cambodia. 995 more words

Good Business Film Shoot

Got to work today on the set of “Good Business” a film produced by a few up and comers here in NYC, including Ramfis Myrthil and his company Beast of the East Productions along with Hayden 5 productions. 35 more words



Cast: Angelina Jolie, Kylie Travis, Elizabeth Mitchell, Mercedes Ruehl, Eric Michael Cole, Louis Giambalvo, John Considine, Scott Cohen, Edmund Genest

It’s the Late 70’s in New York – Studio 54, designer jeans, drugs and disco. 40 more words