Archive for the 'Movies' Category


Manchester By The Sea

Manchester By The Sea – Trailer Life is about loss. It starts off all sunny and sweet, with your first grade teacher telling you you can become President, and then you wake up one day filled with grief, wondering what happened, soldiering on like a zombie, if you can put one foot in front of […]

A Man Called Ove

If movies were this good, I’d go every day. We were planning to go to the Reagan Library. I took my mom to lunch at an Indian restaurant in the West Valley. She’s here for the Jewish holidays. My sister recommended a place with a patio, but I can’t sit in the sun, the pill […]

Willy Wonka

It was a stiff upon release. It cost $3 million and grossed $4 million in a pre-home video era. In other words, it lost money, with only half of gross receipts coming back to the studio. Sure, there was television income, but this was pre-cable. No one knew the movie and no one knew the […]

The Twisted Sister Movie

It’s a long way to the top if you wanna rock ‘n roll. In Jay Jay French’s case, ten years. Dee Snider? From the time he joined it took six plus years to get a deal, and then the record company went bankrupt. I don’t care about Twisted Sister, I occasionally get e-mail from Jay […]