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The Best Actresses of 1977

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1977’s Best Actress Oscar win for Diane Keaton for her performance in Annie Hall seems like one of those pre-ordained victories–like Helen Mirren’s sweep of the 2006 awards season for  6,765 more words

Anne Bancroft

Michael Showalter Aims for a Breakout Hit in 'The Big Sick'

Fans of offbeat comedy know Michael Showalter well from his years on “The State” and “Stella,” not to mention writing, co-producing and starring in the cult movie-turned-Netflix-series “Wet Hot American Summer.” Now Showalter is winning raves for his work directing “The Big Sick.” 307 more words


Quality Quote | Being Thankless

“How sharper than a serpent’s tooth it is to have have a thankless child.”

Shakespeare, King Lear, 1605

I’m a fan of actress Sally Field, and I love the series, … 188 more words

Pets Gone Wild - Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey (1993)

Nothing quite like a live action talking animal movie.  So this is about two dogs and a cat being babysat on a ranch while their family takes a trip.   421 more words


The Amazing Spider-Man (2012) Review

Time: 136 Minutes
Age Rating:
Contains violence
Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker/Spider-Man
Rhys Ifans as Dr. Curt Connors/The Lizard
Emma Stone as Gwendolyn “Gwen” Stacy… 1,165 more words


A Look Back: Mrs. Doubtfire

The power of love, as Huey Lewis astutely observed in an eighties pop hit, is a curious thing. It makes one person weep; another sing – and occasionally, in Hollywood movies, dress up as an individual of the opposite gender. 612 more words

Movie Reviews

Maybe I'll Come Home in the Spring (1971, Joseph Sargent)

Maybe I’ll Come Home in the Spring opens with a montage sequence. Sally Field is hitchhiking cross country (supposedly, it’s all California) while audio of her calling home to her parents–after running away to become a hippie–and letting them know she’s all right. 593 more words