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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TIFF Day #4

Wow! What a day.  We have seen 12 movies and 8 of them have been World Premieres.  “Greta”, “Ullyse & Mona”, “It’s That Time of Year”, “The Accused”, “Mademoiselle de Jocquieres”, “Cities of Last Things”, “Free Solo” and “If Beale Street Could Talk” had never been shown to an audience before.  This made the Q […]

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The Death of Stalin

At TIFF 2017, this was one of the movies to see.  This film is supposed to be an uproarious dark comedy.  It is dark.  The Three Stooges moments are a little humorous.  Unfortunately, the story is accurate enough that you can’t forget the horrors of Stalin’s regime.   Steve Buscemi‘s conniving Kruschev and Jeffrey Tambor’s bumbling […]

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