Movies, Movies, Movies! #95 – August 3, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! Ivan’s Childhood (1962) Ivanovo detstvo (original title) Criterion Collection spine #397 Starring: Nikolay Burlyaev, Valentin Zubkov, Evgeniy Zharikov, Stepan Krylov, Nikolay Grinko, Dmitri Milyutenko, Valentina Malyavina, Irina Tarkovskaya, and several others. Director: Andrei Tarkovsky, Eduard Abalov Genres: war, drama Synopsis: blurb comes directly from imdb: During WWII,…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #94 – July 27, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  A decent batch of films this week.  Let me know which ones are your favorites or which ones you plan to see. Malcolm X (1992) Starring: Denzel Washington, Angela Bassett, Albert Hall, Al Freeman, Jr., Delroy Lindo, Spike Lee, Theresa Randle, Kate Vernon, Lonette McKee, Tommy Hollis,…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #93 – July 20, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! I don’t give very many “10” ratings as you may know, but there are two of them in this batch. I didn’t plan it, but I think having borrowed a series of them from the Criterion Collection has something to do with it. M (1931) Criterion Collection…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #92 – July 13, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  I borrowed a series of Criterion Collection films from the library and 2 of them are featured this week. Unfortunately I didn’t watch the special features disk of either of them (there are never enough hours in the day to do it all.) Old Joy (2006) Criterion…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #91 – July 6, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  A really good batch this week. Miss Juneteenth (2020) Starring: Nicole Beharie, Liz Mikel, Marcus M. Mauldin, Kendrick Sampson, Alexis Chikaeze, Mikayla Rivers, Jaime Matthis, Phyllis Cicero, Lisha Hackney, Lori Hayes, Opal Lee, and many more. Director and Writer: Channing Godfrey Peoples Genres: drama Synopsis: The central…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #90 – June 29, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! There’s a good eclectic mix this week. The French Connection (1971) Starring: Gene Hackman, Roy Scheider, Fernando Rey, Tony Lo Bianco, Marcell Bozzuffi, Frederic La Pasquale, Bill Hickman, Ann Rebbot, Harold Gary, and many more. Director: William Friedkin Genres: crime, action Synopsis: Popeye Doyle and Cloudy Russo…

Movies, Movies, Movies! #89 – June 22, 2021

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies!  This week a couple of more light-hearted ones along with one dud and one decent detective film. Life of Crime (2013) Starring: John Hawkes, Jennifer Aniston, Yasiin Bey, Tim Robbins, Isla Fisher, Will Forte, Mark Boone Junior, and many more Director: Daniel Schecter Genres: crime, comedy Synopsis:…