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Movie Review: “Summerland”

There is an interesting question posed by “Summerland” at the outset of writer/director Jessica Swale’s film.  We initially meet Alice (played by Penelope Wilton) in 1975.  Disturbed from her writing by some kids raising money, she yells at them and… Read More ›

Movie Review: “Radioactive”

Regularly when one watches a biopic, there is a written postscript which talks about what happens to the character(s) and/or their work (good or bad). “Radioactive,” a movie about Marie Curie, doesn’t eschew a few closing notes, but, wonderfully, incorporates… Read More ›

A “Ghost” of a Podcast

Next week, Paramount is releasing a new Blu-ray of “Ghost,” the 1990 film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg.  That provides us the perfect opportunity to take another look at the movie. I will admit to enjoying the… Read More ›