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HOLLYWOOD, CA - DECEMBER 05:  Director Garry Marshall arrives at the premiere of Warner Bros. Pictures' "New Year's Eve" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on December 5, 2011 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

In Memory of Garry Marshall: 1934-2016

Garry Marshall was Hollywood’s answer to a one-man band.  He could write (which was how he got is start in the early 60s on the shows such as The Jack Paar Tonight Show, The Joey Bishop Show, The Lucy Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show), direct and act.  His breakthrough came in 1970 with […]

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DVD Review: The Love Punch

Never heard of it? Well, it got a VERY small theatrical release (I’m not sure if it ever even got released on the Chicagoland area). And with stars like Pierce Brosnan and Emma Thompson, that is surprising and sad. But, alas, that’s the business of Hollywood for you. (more…) 0000

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DVD Review: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Wes Anderson is not my favorite film writer/director working today. I find most of his movies pointless. They all seem to share a like vision but I guess I just do not understand or care about that vision. I can see what he is trying to do and I don’t want to bother. My favorite […]

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