Category Archives: Movies

“Roma – Outstanding Film From Oscar Winner Cuarón”

“Roma is an attempt to capture the memory of events that I experienced almost fifty years ago. It is an exploration of Mexico’s social hierarchy, where class and ethnicity have been perversely interwoven to this date and, above all, it’s … Continue reading

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“The Initiation of Sarah” (1978)

The Goodwin sisters, Patty, played by Morgan Brittany (Dallas), and Sarah portrayed by two time Emmy winner Kay Lenz (Midnight Caller), are headed off to their freshman year at Waltham College. Shortly after they arrive, the two begin to make … Continue reading

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“Scrooged”

“Scrooged” is one of those Christmas films that I liked when I first saw it on HBO years ago, but haven’t watched in a good deal of time, so I decided to revisit it. The film is a modernized version … Continue reading

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“Unsane” (2018)

Warning: Minor spoilers throughout: Sawyer Valentini, portrayed by Golden Globe winner Claire Foy (The Crown), has recently moved from Boston to Pennsylvania in an attempt to put a traumatic portion of her past behind her. The background information on Claire … Continue reading

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“My Dinner with Hervé”

Sacha Gervasi, the writer and director of “My Dinner with Hervé,” was working at the U.K Publication, “The Mail on Sunday,” as a journalist, in 1993. Among other stories he worked on that year, he was tasked with interviewing a … Continue reading

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“Thelma (2017) – Impressive Film From Norway”

Warning: Minor spoilers throughout: The opening scene of “Thelma” is jarring to say the least. Trond (Henrik Rafaelsen) is out hunting, joining him is his young daughter Thelma (Grethe Eltervåg). The two traverse a frozen lake, and walk into a … Continue reading

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“The Killing of a Chinese Bookie” (1976)

At the start of the film, “The Killing of a Chinese Bookie,” Cosmo Vittelli has just paid off the debt he owed a loan shark, Marty (Al Rubin). In exchange for paying off what he owed, Cosmo’ nightclub, The Crazy … Continue reading

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