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Pink Panther series 2 – A Shot in the Dark

The backstory behind this week’s review is almost as interesting as the movie itself. With the huge success of The Pink Panther, United Artists immediately approached Peter Sellers to star in an adaptation of the stage musical, L’idiote. The stage … Continue reading

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Pink Panther series 1 – The Pink Panther (1963)

More often than not, when a comedy series stretches beyond two movies, each successive entry is worse than the last. Comedy writing is hard, and when you’ve got a series starring the same main character, and at least some of … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 4 – Fiddler on the Roof

The three previous movies I looked at in this month’s blog series were all movies I had at least some knowledge of. I’d seen The Wizard of Oz several times before. I’d seen significant chunks of The Sound of Music. … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 3 – The Sound of Music

The original plan was to post this sometime between Sunday and Tuesday, but this week’s been crazy in more ways than one. My uncle died since my last blog post for one – the very uncle who was a major … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 2 – Singin’ in the Rain

The Wizard of Oz, which I reviewed 5 days ago, is the only movie I’ll be looking at this month that I’ve seen in full before. I’ve seen parts of next week’s The Sound of Music, but never the whole … Continue reading

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Classic Musical Month 1 – The Wizard of Oz

It’s hard, if not impossible, to think of a movie more famous than this one. According to the Library of Congress, The Wizard of Oz is the most seen film in history. It’s among the first 25 movies that were … Continue reading

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Pixar Movies 23 – Soul

This post has been delayed because, well honestly, I was watching the swim meet at the Olympics. Now that it’s over, it’s time to get back to blogging about movies. Two weeks ago I said I’d look at Black Widow … Continue reading

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Disney Animated Movies 59 – Raya and the Last Dragon

It’s been a weird couple of years when it comes to movies. A lot of major movies have been delayed by over a year, including Black Widow of the MCU. Most of the movies that did get released last year … Continue reading

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X-Men Movies 14 – New Mutants

This post was unfortunately delayed due to my air conditioner breaking down last weekend. Thankfully it’s under warranty, but with my area under a heat wave, well … it was a significant distraction. Anyway, let’s get to it. The X-Men … Continue reading

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Batman/Superman movies 20 – Joker

Joker is a notable film for a variety of reasons. One major distinction is that it’s the first, and so far, only R rated movie to earn over $1 billion worldwide. It’s also the second movie where an actor won … Continue reading

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