Tag Archives: drama

Tom Hanks month 3 – The Green Mile

A lot of big name actors have these shticks that they tend to do in a lot of their movies. Tom Cruise runs in more movies than not. Brad Pitt tends to chew on spoons. Harrison Ford points at people … Continue reading

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Tom Hanks month 1 – Forrest Gump

Most people who have even been casually watching movies at some point between the mid-80s and today would at least recognize Tom Hanks if they saw him in a movie, whether they know him by name or not. His movies … Continue reading

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Bruce Willis month 2 – The Sixth Sense

This blog post is a day later than usual, because I had both a funeral and a multi-birthday celebration over the weekend. Also, I spent over an hour looking for clips for this blog post that didn’t contain spoilers, but … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 3 – The Untouchables

In order to properly sum up Sean Connery’s career with only four movies, one must watch at least one movie where he plays a supporting role instead of the lead.   He played a lot of supporting roles over the years, … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 2 – Finding Forrester

To properly look at the legendary career of Sean Connery, one must dive into at least one of his more dramatic roles. Finding Forrester feels like a good fit in more ways than one. It was the last well-received live-action … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 4 – Titanic

Even though I tend to watch more action movies, comedies and sci-fi/fantasy movies than anything else, I can enjoy pretty much any kind of movie you throw at me. Some of my favourite movies are dramas. There are several documentaries … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 3 – October Sky

Last week, we looked at Apollo 13 for the second entry in my true story theme month. I figured it was worth sticking with the space theme by taking a look at October Sky. October Sky is a biographical drama … Continue reading

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Robin Williams month 3 – Good Will Hunting

Of the four movies I’m planning on looking at this month, this is the only one I hadn’t seen even one minute of before. Although I never watched Good Morning Vietnam until a couple weeks back, I did catch parts … Continue reading

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Robin Williams movies 2 – Dead Poets Society

I was kind of split on whether to tackle this or Goodwill Hunting first. Dead Poets Society and Goodwill Hunting are often regarded as Robin Williams’ best performances. But considering this is the weekend I’m switching from evenings to mornings … Continue reading

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Supergirl: Being Super 4 review

Supergirl: Being Super is an alternate reality mini-series where Supergirl’s origin story is very similar to Superman’s. She grew up on a farm with two adoptive human parents and tried to live a normal human life, with little memory of … Continue reading

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