Monthly Archives: November 2017

New This Week in Theaters, November 30, 2017

 Breaking Brooklyn (PG-13) Opens on Friday, December 1 Starring: Catherine Curtin, Chris Petrovski, Louis Gossett Jr. A 12 year old boy with a passion for dance and his brother are rescued from the streets by an old showman who takes them to live … Continue reading

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

Drop the Mic (TBS) Rated TV-14

 Four celebrities are pitted against each other in a rap battle royale. Starring Joshua Silverstein, Hailey Baldwin, Method Man This show is only good if you really like rap. I don’t really like rap. Yes, it’s cool to see celebrities that you don’t … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Music, Rated TV-14, reviews, TBS, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Adventures of Robin Hood (1938) Rated PG

When Prince John and Norman Lord begin oppressing the Saxons, a Saxon lord fights back with a rebel army. Based on the book by Howard Pyle. Starring Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Basil Rathbone. This is a classic adventure film. Brilliantly shot in … Continue reading

Posted in 1938, Action, Adventure, Based on a Novel, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Noel Coward’s Present Laughter (2017) Rated NR

 A self-obsessed actor juggles his weaning career, his ex-wife, and his friends’ personal lives. Starring Matt Bittner, Kate Burton, Ellen Harvey, Kevin Kline, Cobie Smulders. Being previously unfamiliar with the play Present Laughter, it was a treat to see it performed on “Great … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Comedy, films, Great Performances, Movie reviews, movies, Rated NR, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

New This Week on DVD, November 28, 2017

 Logan Lucky (PG-13) Two brothers attempt to pull off a heist during a NASCAR race in North Carolina. Starring Farrah Mackenzie, Channing Tatum, Jim O’Heir, Katie Holmes, Adam Driver, Seth MacFarlane  Tulip Fever (R) An artist falls for a young married woman while he’s commissioned … Continue reading

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

Julio Oscar Mechoso (1955-2017)

   Grey’s Anatomy (2005– ) Rated TV-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.  Little Miss Sunshine (2006) Rated R A family determined to get their young daughter into the finals … Continue reading

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

Dynasty (CW) Rated TV-14

Two rival families feud over control of their wealth and their loyalties. Starring Elizabeth Gillies, Nathalie Kelley, James Mackay, Sam Adegoke, Alan Dale I never watched an episode  of the original Dynasty, but this show does seem to have the same soap opera. Without any … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, CW, Drama, Rated TV-14, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Hyde Park on the Hudson (2012) Rated R

A weekend at Hyde Park in 1939 where President Franklin Roosevelt, his wife Eleanor, his mistress Margaret “Daisy” Suckley, and the King and Queen of England all come for picnic. Starring Bill Murray, Laura Linney, Samuel West. On this particular weekend, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012, Biography, British Films, Comedy, Drama, films, Historical, Movie reviews, movies, Rated R, reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Rance Howard (1928-2017)

 Grey’s Anatomy (2005– ) Rated TV-14 A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.   A Beautiful Mind (2001) Rated PG-13 After John Nash, a brilliant but asocial mathematician, accepts secret work in … Continue reading

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

American Masters: Edgar Allan Poe: Buried Alive (2017) Rated PG

The life of Edgar Allan Poe is examined in this series. Starring Chuck Caruso, Paul Collins, Roger Corman. The mysterious death of Edgar Allan Poe is highlighted in this film, along with his literary contributions to modern fiction. He was considered the … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, Biography, Documentary, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG, reviews, Tv Shows | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment