Tag Archives: book

Then vs. Now: Anna Karenina

Released 1948                              Rated: NR Before I left my TCM channel and the wonderful invention that is the DVR behind, I went through a period of searching for old/classic films to brush up on. And they must have been celebrating Vivien … Continue reading

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Harry Potter 7.1-2

The Deathly Hallows Part 1 Released 11/19/2010                              Rated PG-13 Very few points I wish they’d done with Part 1. The first is the fact that things important to the story here at the end have either been altered or cut … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Carrie

Released 11/3/1976                              Rated: R I could have done without all the nudity in the locker room in the opening scene, but the scene does serve as an establishing point so that we the audience can see just how much of … Continue reading

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Never Let Me Go

Released 10/15/2010                              Rated: R Every once in a while I’ll see a trailer, and never hear of the movie again. I’ll be lucky if the name of the movie makes it onto my list of movies that I want to … Continue reading

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Then vs. Now: Willy Wonka vs. Charlie

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Released 06/30/1971                              Rated: G Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory is a creative, strange tale full of wonder and awesomeness. I find it ironic that Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory focuses more … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat

Released 11/21/2003                              Rated: PG I remember liking it when it came out. While it’s the same as I remembered, as an adult I can appreciate more of the humor this time around, or at least understand more of the jokes. … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride

Released 10/09/1987                           Rated: PG This film might be the most beloved movie of all time. It is definitely a phenomenon that has swept up fans of all generations. There is no denying the joy one gets from watching this movie. … Continue reading

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