Throwback Thursday – Summer

Summer is the time for camp, the beach, a summer romance and getting ready for college.  Now is the time to remember some of the best summer movies ever. American Graffiti (1973) is George Lucas’ only film that is not set in the future.  A charming film about a group of high schoolers the night […]

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Throwback Thursday – Baseball

When many people think of summer their minds go straight to baseball.  There are a number of good baseball movies.  Here are just a few. My favorite is The Natural (1984).  One of Robert Redford’s most appealing roles.  Nominated for four Academy, this film, based the Bernard Malamud novel, has it all – romance, baseball […]

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Throwback Thursday – The Beatles

On February 7, 1964, “Beatlemania” arrived.  The Beatles, had scored their first No. 1 U.S. hit, “I Want to Hold Your Hand”, just six days before.  They were greeted by 3,000 screaming fans.  Two days later, The Beatles made their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, an estimated 73 million U.S. television viewers, or […]

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Throwback Thursday – Toy Story

Pixar changed the face of animation when Toy Story opened in 1995.  The film has the perfect balance of animation, wit, jokes and kid’s humor, this film was a joy for the whole family to watch.   It is also packed with topics to discuss with your children after the film.  Voiced by Tom Hanks (The […]

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Late Night

Late Night is a charming bit of fluff.  Emma Thompson is adorable even when she is fierce.  Though her fashion sense is a little interesting, especially the shoes.  Mindy Kaling (Ocean’s Eight) is her usual charming, out spoken, fish out of water self.  John Lithgow is lovely as Thompson’s ailing husband, Henry.  The writers room […]

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Throwback Thursday – Niki Lauda

On 20 May 2019, Niki Lauda died in his sleep, aged 70, at the University Hospital of Zürich, where he had been undergoing dialysis treatment for kidney problems, following a period of ill health. A statement issued on behalf of his family reported that he had died peacefully, surrounded by family members. [Wikipedia] Serious and […]

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