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Comtemporary ROMANCES for Valentine’s Day

(500) Days of Summer Against All OddsAge of Innocence, The All the Pretty HorsesAs Good as it GetsAt First SightAtonement Autumn in New YorkBed of RosesBefore SunriseBefore the Rains Bridges of Madison County, TheBrokeback MountainCaptain Corelli’s MandolinCold MountainCrossing Delency Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Days of HeavenDead Again Dear John Dirty DancingEnglish Patient, TheEver […]

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Little Dorrit

An excellent Charles Dickens adaptation, given the full BBC treatment in mini-series form. Well acted, well shot and well written, this comes close to, if not surpasses, the wonderful Bleak House adaptation BBC did in 2005. The set designers, art directors, and costumers did such a good job that I really did feel as if […]

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Cranford and Return to Cranford

Both of these films are masterpieces in historical dramas. Even though produced by BBC both films play as well…over even better…than most historical dramas put on the big screen. Starring Judi Dench as the main matriarchal member of a small Cheshire, England market town that has been slow (if at all) to progress with the […]

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The Hurt Locker

It’s hard to say I loved The Hurt Locker since it is such a disturbing and brutal movie. I will most likely never watch this film again. It’s not the kind of movie you want to re-live over and over again. And, it’s also not the type of film I would usually be drawn to. […]

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