Tag Archives: filmmakers

Groundhog Day (1993) Rated PG

A weatherman doing a report on Punxsutawney Phil relives the day over and over again. Starring Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, and Chris Elliott. This is a quintessential suspension of disbelief film. The reason the weatherman relives the day over and … Continue reading

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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) Rated PG-13

Three drag queens travel across country until their car breaks down in a small town. Starring Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze, and John Leguizamo. I’m still wondering why this is considered a great film. Sure, they have great actors bringing these … Continue reading

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American Crime Story: The People v. O. J. Simpson (FX) Rated TV-MA

An anthology series centered around America’s most notorious crimes and criminals. Starring Sarah Paulson, Annaleigh Ashford, and Sterling K. Brown. This series follows infamous crimes and criminals. The first episode covers the trial of O.J. Simpson. The filmmakers follow the … Continue reading

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Josephine Baker: The Story of an Awakening (2018) Rated NR

Josephine Baker was born into poverty in Missouri in 1906. She moved to France where she became a dancer and hailed as the Queen of Paris. She joined the French Resistance and became a civil rights activist. Starring Léonie Simaga, … Continue reading

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The War with Grandpa (2020) Rated PG

When his grandfather moves into his house and his room, Peter declares war against him. Starring Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, and Rob Riggle. This was a horrible film. The filmmakers tried to toe the line between violent and cheesy … Continue reading

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Frosty Returns (1992) Rated TV-G

The continuing story of Frosty as he fights against a force opposing Christmas. Starring Jonathan Winters, Jan Hooks, and Andrea Martin. I think the filmmakers were trying to make an updated version of Frosty. Alas, it didn’t work. Frosty is a jolly … Continue reading

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Love Fraud (2020) Rated TV-MA

This docuseries follows the search for Richard Scott Smith, who marries women for their money and then leaves them. The series is in real time as the women who have been left behind band together to catch him. Starring Jason … Continue reading

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Biography: I Want My MTV (2019) Rated TV-14

In 1981, a new tv channel was born that was different than any other channel. It was a new format for young people and an outlet for musicians and filmmakers. Starring Tori Amos, Jack Antonoff, and Jeff Ayeroff. This documentary interviews the … Continue reading

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Retaliation (2017) Rated R

An adult victim of childhood sexual abuse confronts his past. Starring Alex Ferns, Orlando Bloom, and Janet Montgomery. This is not a very clean script. It’s a very difficult film to watch, and I’m sure it was difficult to make with the … Continue reading

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First Cow (2019) Rated PG-13

A cook travels with a group of fur trappers to Oregon where he meets a Chinese immigrant. They go on a journey to find their fortune and become successful business associates. Starring Alia Shawkat, John Magaro, and Dylan Smith. This … Continue reading

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