Tag Archives: Cinematography

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) Rated R

 A  centuries’ old vampire heads to London to seduce his lawyer’s fiancée. Based on the book, Dracula by Bram Stoker. Starring Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves, Cary Elwes, Billy Campbell, Sadie Frost. Francis Ford Coppola used old film techniques for his special effects, trying to … Continue reading

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The Love Bug (1968) Rated G

A race car driver finds a Volkswagen bug that seems to have a mind of its own. Starring Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett. This Disney classic is such fun to watch. Jones is wonderful as Jim, the … Continue reading

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Hannibal (NBC) Rated TV-14

The show explores the relationship between a psychiatrist and his patient, a FBI criminal profiler who has the ability to empathize with serial killers. Starring Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Laurence Fishburne. This show is brilliant; I love it! … Continue reading

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La La Land (2016) Rated PG-13

A jazz pianist and an aspiring actress fall in love in Los Angeles. Starring Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Amiée Conn, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons. I love, love, loved this film. I wish they made more films like this. The opening … Continue reading

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Last Ride (2009) Rated NR

A boy travels across Australia with his dad, who is wanted for a violent crime. Based on the novel by Denise Young. Starring Hugo Weaving, Tom Russell, Anita Hegh. Brilliant acting, gorgeous cinematography, and a compelling story line make this … Continue reading

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Roman Holiday (1953) Rated NR

A princess escapes from her sheltered life and falls in love with a reporter in Rome. Starring Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert. What could be more delightful than watching Peck and Hepburn together on-screen?  This whimsical, romantic film is … Continue reading

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Anna Karenina (2012) Rated R

Russian aristocrat Anna Karenina begins an affair with Count Alexei Vronsky. Based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. Starring Matthew Macfadyen, Eric MacLennan, Kelly Macdonald, Keira Knightley, Jude Law, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander, Aaron Taylor-Johnson. I don’t know who decided to … Continue reading

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The Paperboy (2012) Rated R

A reporter returns to his home town to investigate a case involving a death row inmate. Based on the book by Pete Dexter. Starring Zac Efron, Matthew McConaughey, Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, David Oyelowo,  Macy Gray. This film over the … Continue reading

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Joseph (1995) Rated NR

The biblical story of Joseph, who was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Starring Ben Kingsley, Paul Mercurio, Martin Landau, Lesley Ann Warren, Monica Bellucci. Both historically accurate and entertaining, I thoroughly enjoyed this version of the story of … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Rated PG-13

A shy freshman is taken under the wings of a couple of seniors. Based on the book by Stephen Chbosky.  Starring Logan Lerman, Dylan McDermott, Kate Walsh, Nina Dobrev, Paul Rudd, Emma Watson, Mae Whitman, Joan Cusack. Wow, this movie … Continue reading

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