Tag Archives: 1950s

Phantom Thread (2017) Rated R

In 1950s London, a renowned dressmaker’s meticulous life is uprooted when he meets a strong-willed woman.  Starring Vicky Krieps, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Lesley Manville. This is one twisted film. The premise of the film seems to be a phantom thread that … Continue reading

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Wonder Wheel (2017) Rated PG-13

On Coney Island in the 1950s, a couple has a visitor who turns their lives upside down. Starring Justin Timberlake, Juno Temple, Robert C. Kirk, Kate Winslet, Jim Belushi. This film begins in the middle of the story and unfolds to show how … Continue reading

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Suburbicon (2017) Rated R

 In 1950s Suburban community a new family moves in, while an invasion on another has consequences. Starring Steve Monroe, Gavin Wilde, Landon Gordon, Julianne Moore, Matt Damon What did I just watch? This is a weird film. I don’t think they knew what … Continue reading

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Fences (2016) Rated PG-13

A working class African American father struggles with raising his family in the changing times of the 1950s. Based on the play by August Wilson. Starring Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson When watching this film, it is easy to … Continue reading

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The Swan (1956) Rated NR

Princess Beatrice must marry off her daughter to hold onto the crown. Based on the play, A hattyú by Ferenc Molnár. Starring Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead. Very typical romantic film from the 50’s with the beautiful … Continue reading

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Brooklyn (2015) Rated PG-13

An Irish immigrant settles in Brooklyn, New York in the 1950s. When she falls in love with a New Yorker, she must decide which life to lead. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Hugh Gormley, Brid Brennan, Julie Walters, Emily Bett Rickards, Jim … Continue reading

Posted in 2015, Drama, films, Movie reviews, movies, Rated PG-13, Romance | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

New This Week on DVD, July 20, 2015

 What We Do in the Shadows (R) Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane – like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, … Continue reading

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A Time To Remember (1987)

Rated G A boy in small town America in 1950s, long to see like his idol. His grandmother encourages him but his father doesn’t believe that he has the talent. On Christmas Eve, the boy receives a miracle that gives no … Continue reading

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Top Films of 2011

I just realized I haven’t posted my top films of 2011. I’ve been so busy…Too many movies, so little time.  So, here is my list and as usual these films aren’t necessary released in 2011 but that I saw for … Continue reading

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Bride Flight (2008)

Rated R In 1950s, a flight full of brides set sail from the Netherlands to New Zealand to start a new life. Starring Karina Smulders, Pleuni Touw, Anna Drijver, Elise Schaap, Waldemar Torenstra I loved this movie. It’s an epic … Continue reading

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