Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sam Shepard (1943-2017)

   The Notebook (2004) Rated PG-13 A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences. The Assassination of Jesse … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Actors, films, Lists, movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New This Week in Theaters, July 27, 2017

The Emoji Movie (PG) Opens on Friday, July 28 Starring: T.J. Miller, James Corden, Ilana Glazer Gene, a multi-expressional emoji, sets out on a journey to become a normal emoji. Atomic Blonde (R) Opens on Friday, July 28 Starring: Charlize … Continue reading

| Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Our Wild Hearts (2013) Rated PG

A wealthy girl falls in love with a mustang, adventure, and the father she never knew in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Starring Eloise DeJoria, Veronica Dunne, Martin Kove, Ricky Schroder. I really expected this film to be better than it … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, family, films, hallmark movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews, Western | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Younger Generation (1929) Rated TV-G

A story of disconnection between a Jewish social-climbing son and his Old World parents. Adapted from a play by Fannie Hurst called It Is to Laugh. Starring Jean Hersholt, Lina Basquette, Ricardo Cortez. This is one of Frank Capra’s first … Continue reading

Posted in 1929, based on a play, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated TV-G, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New This Week on DVD, July 25, 2017

Black Butterfly (R) Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul, a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter at a diner with a drifter … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, DVDS, films, Lists, movies, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Robot and Frank (2012) Rated PG-13

Set in the future, an ex-jewelry thief receives a robot from his son. Soon, the team tag up and begin some heists of their own. Starring Frank Langella, James Marsden, Liv Tyler, Peter Sarsgaard, Susan Sarandon, Jeremy Sisto, Ana Gasteyer. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, comedy, Crime, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, reviews, Sci-fi | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) Rated PG

The story of Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic ocean. Based on the book by Charles Lindbergh. Starring James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith. One of Stewart’s best films, he embodies the essence of Lindbergh with ease. Mostly focused … Continue reading

Posted in 1957, Adventure, Based on a true story, Biography, Drama, films, historical, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

John Heard (1945-2017)

The Chicago Code (2011) Rated TV-14 Detective Jarek Wysocki, one of Chicago’s toughest cops, struggles to clean up the town’s violence and corruption. Beaches (1988) Rated PG-13 A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Actors, films, Lists, movies, Tv shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Becoming John Ford (2007) Rated NR

A documentary focusing on John Ford’s time with Fox Studios and his relationship with Darryl F. Zanuck. Starring Rudy Behlmer, Janet Bergstrom, James D’Arc, Peter Fonda. This is an excellent documentary on the films and life of John Ford while … Continue reading

Posted in 2007, Documentary, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Shell Seekers (1989) Rated PG

With three grown children and a lifetime of memories, Penelope must discover the secret to happiness for her future. Based on the book by Rosemunde Pilcher. Starring Angela Lansbury, Irene Worth, Sam Wanamaker I could identify with the characters in … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, Based on a novel, Drama, films, hallmark movies, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment