Category Archives: Movie

First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: This Doesn’t Happen in the Movies Amazon by Renée Pawlish

Welcome to Mystery Monday.  Today’s feature is a delightful parody of the hard-boiled detective personified on screen by Humphrey Bogart.  Pawlish‘s detective, Reed Ferguson, is a big fan of Bogie’s, and even has a large poster of The Big Sleep on … Continue reading

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Hitchcock: a movie review, 2012

If you love Alfred Hitchcock movies, you’ll probably enjoy this movie about the man and the making of his psychological thriller from 1960, Psycho! Starring Anthony Hopkins as the man himself and Helen Mirren as his wife, Hitchcock (2012) shows the man’s strengths, foibles, … Continue reading

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Film Noir, 75 Years of the Greatest Crime Films, a Time Inc. Special

A friend and I have a great time getting together to watch old movies.  A couple of weeks ago, we watched the classic film, Laura, starring Dana Andrews and Gene Tierney.  A few days later, I was at a checkout … Continue reading

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Sully, a movie review

You can’t go wrong with a Tom Hanks movie!  Nor can you miss with a Clint Eastwood production!  Put the two together and the results are predictably amazing!  Sully is the first time Eastwood and Hanks have worked together — … Continue reading

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Eye in the Sky (2015), a movie review

Eye in the Sky is an amazing movie on many levels.  Starring Helen Mirren as a British colonel leading an international team of anti-terrorist squads, the colonel faces a number of unknown quantities in pursuit of their mission:  to hunt down and … Continue reading

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Charly (1968), a classic movie review

Charly is based on the book Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes.  The movie won an Oscar for leading man Cliff Robertson, and although it strays a bit from the book, the movie is definitely a classic in many ways. … Continue reading

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