Peggy Sue Got Married (1986)

My Rating: 10/10 – I can’t think of anything wrong with this film, it’s one of the perfect ones in my book. Read my review or listen to it at the player below. Recording is an episode from my podcast. About 25 years out of high school, everyone probably thinks a little about what they could […]

The Story of Us

Some movies are feel-good the whole way through. Others are just sad. Others still take you through ups and downs to leave you sighing because you have just experienced life as it is, or almost anyway. This film is definitely one of those. I won’t call it feel good but it can still be called […]

Across the Universe

(A written and audio review) Visuals and live-stage timing make this film a beautiful colorful musical trip. Listen to my review from my podcast or continue reading below. Across the Universe (2007) PG-13 | 2h 13min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical | 12 October 2007 (USA) The music of the Beatles and the Vietnam War form […]

Murphy’s Romance

My score: 9/10. Sometimes, the understated films are the best experiences. Some modern romances are arguably too much. They weave in every convention even the ones that are old and overdone. This makes for a wild movie that may be good but doesn’t evoke the inner romantic inside. “Murphy’s Romance” does it. Murphy’s Romance (1985) […]

The Vow (2012)

My Rating: 6/10 – The Vow is a movie directed by Michael Sucsy, known for Deep Impact. It stars Paige (Rachel McAdams) and Leo (Channing Tatum) as its main characters. It has been advertised as a romance flick. It nonetheless presents the difficult, unromantic topic of a brain injury. After a serious car accident where she […]

Somewhere in the Middle (2015)

This film is streaming now on Netflix. Why do lovers do what they do? What if you knew what happened ten minutes before a breakup, what would you do differently? The viewer gets that opportunity in several situations in this film and that makes it a compelling, alluring comedy, romance, drama. By splicing in what […]

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