Category Archives: Movies

“The Irishman”

The beginning of the compelling and engrossing movie “The Irishman,” opens with a long tracking shot, through an assisted living facility, as the 1956 song “In the Still of the Night” by “The Five Satins” plays, before the camera focuses … Continue reading

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“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie”

On September 29, 2013, the final episode of the critically praised, and arguably, one of the best television series of all time, “Breaking Bad,” ended its five season run with the episode “Felina.” In the closing minutes of the series … Continue reading

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“Joker”

In the film “Joker,” Arthur Fleck, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Joaquin Phoenix (You Were Never Really Here) is an unemployed, and mentally unbalanced man. He makes a living, and barely, at that, by performing as a clown at different … Continue reading

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“Friday the 13th – The Start of an Enduring Horror Franchise”

Alice (Adrienne King), Bill (Harry Crosby), Brenda (Laurie Bartram), Marcie (Jeannine Taylor), Ned (Mark Nelson), and Jack, played by Golden Globe winner Kevin Bacon (Taking Chance), are six counselors helping to reopen Camp Crystal Lake, a long dormant sleep away … Continue reading

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“Let the Right One In” (2008)

The film “Let the Right One In” is set in 1982, in Sweden, in Blackeberg, a suburb of Stockholm. Oskar (Kåre Hedebrant) is a twelve year old child who is often lonely. His parents. Yvonne (Karin Bergquist) and Erik (Henrik … Continue reading

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“Village of the Damned” (1960)

“Village of the Damned” begins on what appears to be an idyllic afternoon, in the English countryside, in the village of Midwich. Gordan Zellaby, portrayed by Oscar winner George Sanders (All About Eve) is talking with his brother-in-law, Major Alan … Continue reading

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“Wes Craven’s New Nightmare” (1994)

The seventh installment in the “A Nightmare on Elm Street” film franchise takes place approximately a decade after the iconic first movie in the series premiered. When the film opens, it appears as if Freddy has returned. Is he back … Continue reading

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