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My 12 Favorite Horror Movies

Halloween is coming, and the dead shall rise from their graves. At least on a TV screen near you. We are awash in lists of the greatest horror movies ever made, and everybody’s trying to come up with a twist of their own. Well, I decided to just list my 12 favorites, a bunch of … Continue reading My 12 Favorite Horror Movies

Annie Hall: This Is 40

A NERVOUS ROMANCE.  In the film’s first scene, Woody Allen as Alvy Singer addresses his audience, letting us know that he recently turned 40 and that this landmark event has brought on a life crisis. It wasn’t really planned, but I happened to watch this movie for the first time in many years at exactly … Continue reading Annie Hall: This Is 40

Dark Water

SOME MYSTERIES WERE NEVER MEANT TO BE SOLVED. Surprisingly enough, Brazilian director Walter Salles made his Hollywood debut with a remake of a 2002 Hideo Nakata horror movie. The story, about a newly divorced woman and her daughter (Jennifer Connelly, Ariel Gade) who encounter a ghost when they move into a run-down apartment building in … Continue reading Dark Water

Nashville: 200 Years Later

WILD. WONDERFUL. SINFUL. LAUGHING. EXPLOSIVE.  Perhaps a lot of Americans were wondering in the year 1975 what the future might look like for their country, one year ahead of celebrating its Bicentennial Anniversary. After all, U.S. forces were cutting and running from the Vietnam War, President Nixon had just been forced to resign because of … Continue reading Nashville: 200 Years Later