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Grumpier Old Men: A Review

Directed By: Howard Deutch
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Sophia Loren
Status: Released

As the season changes from Winter to summer in Wabasha Minnesota, the wisecracks and zingers haven’t really stopped. 164 more words


Pop Culture Blind Spot: Hello Dolly

Welcome back to Pop Culture Blind Spot, where we examine beloved films and tv shows that we definitely should have seen by now. Up today: Hello Dolly, a movie musical totally missed by this person who loves movie musicals. 1,755 more words


A Series of Down Endings: Losing in Film

The cliché of the underdog coming from behind and winning the “big game” has been repeated countless amounts of times. Air Bud (Smith, 1997) and numerous other films fall into this trap of giving viewers they ending they want rather than the one that is more grounded in reality. 278 more words


Sidewinder's View: The Survivors (1983)

From 1983, this evening’s movie.

Occasionally amusing, with one really funny scene (an aggressively smiling Robin Williams insulting angry hitman Jerry Reed over the phone and daring him to come kill him). 488 more words

Charade (1963)

Charade is one of the most enjoyable films of the 1960’s. This film has everything. There’s two of the classic eras greatest stars at their best, thrills, romance, twists, deception, interesting and likeable characters, a cracking score and plenty of comedy. 680 more words


Grumpy Old Men: A Review

Directed By: Donald Petrie
Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau
Status: Released

A Lifelong Feud between two former friends has been continuing since forever they have traded barbs and practical jokes since the day they met and now in their golden years the stakes have been raised in an all out rivalry for the affections of an attractive widow who moves in across the street. 121 more words


Flashback Friday-Out To Sea (1997)

There is something comforting and familiar about seeing the same actors pairing up again and again on-screen. But, the question begs, will the movie hold up to the reputation of its lead actors? 163 more words