Bridal Suite (1939)

Neil McGill (Robert Young) is set to marry Abbie Bragdon (Virginia Field), but things don’t go quite as planned. The marriage is called off by the bride-to-be’s father, who is fed up with Neil’s nonchalant attitude toward the marriage. You see, Neil completely forgot about the wedding. He never showed! Neil’s own father is fed up,… Read More Bridal Suite (1939)

Mill Creek Musings: Certo, certissimo, anzi… probabile (1969)

Marta (Claudia Cardinale) and Nanda (Catherine Spaak) are a couple of young, hip ladies sharing an apartment until they can make their way up in the world. Marta works as a telephone operator, Nanda as a manicurist. Both girls are trying to find husbands, but for very different reasons. Marta hopes to find true love,… Read More Mill Creek Musings: Certo, certissimo, anzi… probabile (1969)

Reviews in a line or two: Mean Girls 2, Clue and the Footloose remake

Mean Girls 2 (2011) dir. Melanie Mayron starring Meaghan Martin This flop of a sequel to the often-quoted 2004 hit has a few amusing moments but is overall poorly acted, predictable and wooden. The score: 0.5/5 Clue (1985) dir. Jonathan Lynn starring Eileen Brennan, Madeline Kahn and Tim Curry A comedic-mystery take on the classic… Read More Reviews in a line or two: Mean Girls 2, Clue and the Footloose remake

Reviews in a line or two: Nine to Five, Descendant and The Man Who Wasn’t There

Nine to Five (1980) IMDb synopsis: “Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.” dir. Colin Higgins starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton Straight Talk will always be my favorite Dolly movie, but this one is a lot of fun. It successfully… Read More Reviews in a line or two: Nine to Five, Descendant and The Man Who Wasn’t There

Reviews in a line or two, terrible trio edition: House of Voices, Breaking Dawn and LOL

“Every house has a secret.” House of Voices (also known as Saint Ange) (2004) dir. Pascal Laugier, written by Pascal Laugier starring Virginie Ledoyen, Lou Doillon and Catriona MacColl This film is proof that a nice use of sound and pretty cinematography can’t save a sinking ship. While it does deliver a few small thrills,… Read More Reviews in a line or two, terrible trio edition: House of Voices, Breaking Dawn and LOL

Reviews in a Line or Two: Peggy Sue Got Married; Shake, Rattle and Rock; Like Crazy

Peggy Sue Got Married (1986) – Kathleen Turner is Peggy Sue, a soon-to-be divorcee who takes a little time travelin’ trip back to her high school days after attending a reunion party. This film has a lot going for it: a great soundtrack (which includes a personal favorite of mine, Dion and the Belmonts), cheesy… Read More Reviews in a Line or Two: Peggy Sue Got Married; Shake, Rattle and Rock; Like Crazy