June 2, 2022
Sequel to the 1986 Top Gun film also starring Tom Cruise. Ensemble cast of well rounded characters. Suspenseful.
May 20, 2022
François Truffaut’s comedy classic movie about making a movie. It won the 1974 Oscar for best foreign film. He was one of the great filmmakers of the second half of the 20th Century.
May 17, 2022
Robert Altman’s 1975 drama about the intersecting lives of people in Nashville, Tennessee. Country music, the entertainment industry and politics are some of the major themes.
March 29, 2022
The 94th Academy Awards was one for the history books to paraphrase Chris Rock, one of the presenters. The best actor award went to Will Smith for his starring role in King Richard. But the Motion Picture Academy is weighing…
Feb. 18, 2022
Oscar Night used to be all glitz and glamour. But now its’ preachy virtue signaling is boring TV viewers. Will this year be better ?
Jan. 21, 2022
A literary collaboration of husband and wife comes under scrutiny when the husband wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Dec. 16, 2021
Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem star in this Aaron Sorkin written and directed film about the creative genius of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz who created the I love Lucy sitcom. Three crises dominate one week in 1952, Lucy's …
Nov. 24, 2021
In today's episode film critic Shaun Chang reviews the most recent Bond film and Daniel Craig's fifth and last one, No Way to Die. We also discuss the development of the franchise over the last 60 years. --- Send in a voice …
Nov. 5, 2021
Quentin Tarantino's 9th film, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie gives set in 1969 Hollywood, gives a Through the Looking Glass ending to the Sharon Tate/LaBianca murders by the Manson Family. --- Send i…
May 24, 2020
The 119 episodes of the TV series were filmed on location in San Francisco. To retain San Francisco authenticity, a sound stage was built in the City to film non-location, indoor scenes. Early 1970s San Francisco comes alive…
May 10, 2020
The dedication ceremony of the worlds tallest high rise at 138 stories in San Francisco, is the setting for this 1974 disaster film. The film unintentionally provides an eerie foreshadowing of the events of 9/11 and the Twin…