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A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS – EXCEPT ELECTION SEASON

A Man For All Seasons There aren’t really many “must see” movies. We all have our favorites, of course, and we’ve all said “oh, you have to see this movie”. But really, no, you don’t have to, in most cases. … Continue reading

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CRACKING GLASSES IN THE SINK

Do you know how if you put a hot glass in a cold sink, the glass will sometimes crack from the sudden change in temperature? This happened to me, metaphorically speaking, last weekend. I watched two movies, one so bad … Continue reading

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TOP FIVE

Top Five Movie Fights of All Time: 5. “She Wore A Yellow Ribbon” – Victor McGlaglen beats up a whole squad of soldiers, then buys them a drink, then commences to beat them up a second time. 4. “Hooper” – … Continue reading

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DAVE GOES TO THE MOVIES

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe. There’s an inherent danger in going to see the movie version of a book you don’t just like, but truly love. This is one of those occasions. I read … Continue reading

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DAVE GOES TO THE MOVIES

WALK THE LINE It’s been a long while since there has been a movie release that actually made me want to leave my cave and go to a theatre. And now, in the span of a month or so, there … Continue reading

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ROGER EBERT . . .

. . . is without a doubt one of the finest writers of prose ever to take his chances with the English language. If you think this is too fine praise for a movie reviewer, go, read this, and then … Continue reading

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DAVE GOES TO THE MOVIES

Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryFirst of all, if you’ve never seen the original movie with Gene Wilder, or for that matter, read the book by Roald Dahl, do so. It’s hard for me to separate my opinion of this movie … Continue reading

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EBERT RULES

Roger Ebert is not just a movie reviewer, he’s one of the finest prose writers of our day. As evidence, I offer you this line from his review of the remake of “The Longest Yard”. “There is a sense in … Continue reading

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Brilliant

STUDIO SCRIPT NOTES ON ‘THE PASSION’

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Movie Review

I like this review of TPOTC

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Movie Review (kinda)

My favorite take yet on TPOTC, from Kyle: “I’m gonna go see it, but not untill the crazy people who might want to talk with me stop going.”

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Movie Review

Ebert on “The Passion of the Christ”

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Movie Review (kinda)

Dave’s Movie Minute Far be it from me to engage in contempt prior to investigation, but I just saw the preview for the new “Starsky and Hutch” movie. I’m pretty sure that if you watched the Beastie Boys video for … Continue reading

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Movie Review

This is the best piece I’ve read on the Catholic roots of the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Roger Ebert Gets His Game On

Nobody writes a better scathing film review than Roger Ebert. As proof I submit his thoughts on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. If you want to read the greatest movie review ever written, click on the “search” link of the … Continue reading

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