Tag Archives: classics

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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Holiday Affair (1949) Rated NR

A sales clerk romances the young widow who got him fired. Based on the story, Christmas Gift by John D. Weaver. Starring Robert Mitchum, Janet Leigh, Wendell Corey. If you need to get into the holiday spirit, this is the … Continue reading

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Pocketful of Miracles (1961)

Rated NR I’ve seen some classics and I’ve always enjoyed Frank Capra’s films but this film left something to be desired. I don’t know, it just didn’t hit me quite right.  Bette Davis did a fantastic job to go from … Continue reading

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2010 In Review

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Fresher than ever. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold … Continue reading

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A Christmas Carol (1938)

Rated NR This is, by far, my most favorite of the adaptions to A Christmas Carol. I loved it. Reginald Owen is the best Scrooge ever! To find out later that he wasn’t even suppose to have the role makes … Continue reading

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Ebbie (1995)

Rated NR This was an interesting movie. It’s an updated version of A Christmas Carol, I know another version and this version has a female Scrooge that’s very modern. She owns a store and not a bank. Ms. Scrooge seemed to give … Continue reading

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Alfred Hitchcock

The Birds (1963) Rated PG-13 Chic socialite Melanie Daniels enjoys a passing flirtation with an eligible attorney in a San Francisco pet shop and, on an impulse, follows him to his hometown bearing a gift of lovebirds. But upon her … Continue reading

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Tim Burton

Big Fish (2003) Rated PG-13 In this Tim Burton fantasy based on the novel by Daniel Wallace, William Bloom tries to learn more about his dying father, Edward, by piecing together disparate facts from a lifetime of fantastical tales and … Continue reading

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Citizen Kane (1941)

Rated PG When I first saw this film I didn’t know what Orson Wells was trying to convey to us. I didn’t get what all the fuss was about but as I’ve watched more films, I’ve come to realize what all the hullabaloo … Continue reading

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Classics Worth Watching

Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Rated NR Two dotty spinsters with a peculiar avocation: helping lonely old gents by poisoning them and burying them in the cellar. But the jig is up when the ladies’ newlywed nephew, Mortimer Brewster, discovers … Continue reading

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