Monthly Archives: March 2011

Lie With Me (2005)

Rated UR This film is about love. We watch as Leila tries to figure out love and what it is all about. This film is sexually explicit with its storytelling. Because of the sexually explicitly of the film, I at first, … Continue reading

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Predators (2010)

Rated R I will say this about the film; If this film came out before the 1987 version, it would be a hit but it didn’t. It had the makings of the original with a few missing pieces. The story missed … Continue reading

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1776 (1972)

Rated PG I love musicals. I know they aren’t the most popular of films but I love them and this film is no exception. It’s a film that is factual with a mixture of song. It’s one of those musicals … Continue reading

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The Fighting Sullivans (1944)

Rated PG I loved this film. It didn’t focus on the war or the tragedy. It honored the lives of these men by showing who they were as people and the lives they gave up to serve our Nation. The … Continue reading

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The Crossing (2000)

Rated NR This film made me feel very unpatriotic. I disliked General Washington. I thought him a pompous arse. I never studied Washington enough to get his personality but I always thought of him as quiet reflective man not a man … Continue reading

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Desperate Souls (2005)

Rated R Desperate Souls tries to be a horror film but it doesn’t even have wax to light the candle. The filmmakers use the common camera style of shaking the camera. This was supposed to make it scary-it doesn’t work. It makes … Continue reading

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After the Thin Man (1936)

Rated NR This film is very entertaining, even though you can figure out whodunit, it keeps you engrossed in the story.  The actors all did a wonderful job with their portrayal, especially James Stewart. This was one of Jimmy Stewart’s … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

1932-2011  Cleopatra (1963) Rated NR The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who’s determined to hold on to the throne and seduces the Roman … Continue reading

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Johnny Tremain (1957)

Rated NR Johnny Tremain is a film that gives us a story about the American Revolution. It’s an understandable story for kids to comprehend the history behind it. Of course, it is a small potion of what happened and the acting wasn’t the … Continue reading

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Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)

Rated NR The Treasure of the Sierra Madre has a slow start to the greed of man. John Huston wrote an incredible screenplay from the novel by B. Traven. It shows the slow down fall of man from greed and begs the question … Continue reading

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