• Uncle Buck (510/299)

    by  • 10/26/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    UNCLE BUCK – Sad sack ne’er do well Uncle Buck, barred by his sister-in-law from participating in the family’s life, makes good by pulling through in a time of need. Good film, if a bit 80s-formula with the g-rated sassy kids and adults that aren’t so much broken as slightly irregular.

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    Chinese movie update (509/298)

    by  • 10/25/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    During our trip to China (October 12-24) I didn’t really track the when and where of each of these films; many were on the flights, some were during hotel downtime. Most of these 22 films were during the over 40 hours of airport and flight time we had during our travels. Thankfully, Cathay Pacific had […]

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    Planes, Trains and Automobiles (480/279)

    by  • 10/6/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    PLANES, TRAINS AND AUTOMOBILES – Ah, travel in the blissful pre-9/11 days. Of course, it’s also before cell phones and computerized reservations and internet. So, when you’re dropped off by the rental car shuttle and your car isn’t there? You have to walk back to the airport – across the highway, and across the runway… […]

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    Groundhog Day, Brewster’s Millions (63/37)

    by  • 2/6/2011 • film • 2 Comments

    THE ROBBER (TIFF Lightbox) – There isn’t a lot of dialogue, but there’s plenty of running in this films. Running both literally and metaphorically. I wonder if Hans would have been caught at all had he not had that impetuous moment after the race. There’s a feeling of loss, but mostly I feel for Erika. […]

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