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André Previn (1929-2019)

   My Fair Lady (1964) Rated G A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.  Gigi (1958) Rated G Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, … Continue reading

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Top Valentine’s Day Films 2018

 Pride and Prejudice (1995) Rated TV-PG Jane Austen’s classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart. Starring Jennifer Ehle, Colin Firth, Susannah Harker  Paperman (2012) Rated G An office … Continue reading

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Top Valentine Films 2017

 Paperman (2012) Rated G After meeting the gal of his dreams on a commuter train, an office worker uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention after spying her again in a skyscraper window.  Seven Brides for Seven … Continue reading

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Louis Jourdan (1921-2015)

(1921-2015)  The Best of Everything (1959) Rated NR Rona Jaffe’s best-selling novel gets the high-gloss Hollywood treatment in this romantic drama about the travails of three single roommates employed at a Manhattan publishing company. Their troubles run the gamut — … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day 2015

Here’s my list of top ten Romantic films, whether you want to curl up with that certain someone or whether you are in the mood for romance, here’s the list:  Gigi (1958) Rated G Weary of the conventions of Parisian society, … Continue reading

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Oscar Films 2011

 Cimarron (1931) Rated NR Director Wesley Ruggles’ sweeping adaptation of Edna Ferber’s classic American novel was the first Western to win the Best Picture Oscar. Richard Dix stars as Yancey Cravat, a larger-than-life pioneer and newspaperman who moves his family … Continue reading

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Musicals

Gigi (1958) Rated G Gigi, an avant-garde French waif being groomed as the fille de joie of affluent and handsome Gaston. Soon Gigi metamorphoses into a stunning beauty, and the head-over-heels Gaston asks for her hand. But Gigi’s courtesan grandmother … Continue reading

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