Tag Archives: Michael Caine

How About 139 Worthwhile Movies? Part One

Why another list of old movies? With the Biograph Theatre’s 40th anniversary celebration on the horizon, my lofty hope is that a reader might be persuaded to take a chance on one or two on this list, titles they’ve previously … Continue reading

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Five Film Favorites: Football films to watch in anticipation of Barca vs Man U

Even though many of this year’s UEFA Champions League quarter- and semi-final matches were, generally speaking, snooze fests that provided little if any class or magic, it would be hard to ask for a better final match-up.  Barcelona are looking to not … Continue reading

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A Documentary Worth Getting Stung For by David Stover

Honeybees are not usually a topic of film discourse unless maybe it’s Irwin Allen’s The Swarm (1978) starring Michael Caine, Katharine Ross and a boat load of other famous tired actors. Honeybees have been in the media quite a bit … Continue reading

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5 Worst Films Directed By Christopher Nolan

Having seen Inception recently at the Byrd, I can now say what I’ve always detected – Christopher Nolan is the most celebrated, beloved bad director since Ed Wood. Noland makes impossibly illogical movies that his fans mistake for depth and … Continue reading

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