Category Archives: Movies

Movie Night: My All-American

My All-American: My son recommended we watch this one.  It’s a great ‘boy’ movie.  There is a lot of football stuff, which the Boy was pleased to explain to us.  Parts of the story are a little slow.   I was impressed by how clean it was, apart from a few bad words, but if […]

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Movie Review

Last night some of us watched an old movie called Gambit, starring Shirley Maclaine, Michael Caine, and several well known actors sporting spray tans and pretending to be middle eastern. Maclaine is herself supposed to be an unusual beauty of exotic parentage (father Eurasian, mother French-Canadian), mainly done with a thoroughly unconvincing amount of eyeliner, […]

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Bollywood Movies

Matru ki Bijlee ka Mandola– It’s hard to describe this one- it’s quirky, there are elements of Robin Hood, Don Quixote, Scarlet Pimpernel mixed up with Robber Barons and some keen edged political satire. I enjoyed it quite a bit. At time of this writing, no longer on Netflix, which is a shame. Prem Ratan […]

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Fun Old Movie

Half a Sinner, free for Amazon Prime viewers or as a free download from Features Heather Angel, John ‘Dusty’ King, and Constance Collier as the redoubtable Mrs. Jefferson Breckinridge I very nearly didn’t watch this one because of the title and the description: “Although young and beautiful, schoolteacher Anne Gladden fears a dull future. She finally decides to take a […]

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K-Drama Review: I Hear Your Voice

I Hear Your Voice:  Begins with unlikely premise- when a young boy is in a car accident that turns out to be an attempted murder, his head injury enables him to read the minds of anybody he can see.  The would-be murderer finishes killing the father, but two teen witnesses prevent him from killing the […]

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