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Cannonball Run II (1984)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 1 out of 10

4-Word Review: Too much lame humor.

Since the first installment of this franchise ended up taking in $72 million and becoming the 6th highest grossing film of 1981 the studio heads in their typical fashion decided to capitalize on it and squeeze as much breath out of the cornball concept as they could, which lead to this ill-advised sequel. 839 more words

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The Great Smokey Roadblock (1977)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 4 out of 10

4-Word Review: Old man keeps truckin’.

John Howard (Henry Fonda) is an aging truck driver laid up in a hospital while his rig is repossessed. 483 more words

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The Cannonball Run (1981)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 2 out of 10

4-Word Review: A very stupid movie.

This film is based on the same real-life cross country race that also inspired… 593 more words

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CB Where Art Thou?

First up at the drive in is ‘O Brother Where Art Thou?’ CB just revisited this a couple nights ago.  He liked it the first time around and probably liked it even more this time.   186 more words

Three (1969)

By Richard Winters

My Rating: 3 out of 10

4-Word Review: Two guys one chick.

Taylor (Sam Waterston) and Bert (Robbie Porter) are two college chums spending their summer traveling through Europe. 365 more words

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The Open Road...

Today I took a road trip from Hyderabad to Bangalore – a distance of 580 km under a white-hot summer sky. As the scrublands of the Deccan dotted with flaming Gulmohar trees flew by, my thoughts wandered on the many meanings that The Road has come to acquire in language and culture. 386 more words

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Jonathan Demme's 'Something Wild' Takes Us on an Irresistible Journey

I got to revisit “Something Wild” recently at New Beverly Cinema, and it quickly reminded me of what a unique filmmaker Jonathan Demme was back in the 1980’s. 1,284 more words