To Trap a Spy (1964)
The first theatrical outing for The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
This was produced by padding out the original "Solo" pilot film,...
The Spice Girls' 1997 epic obviously heavily influenced by the Beatles' films - which is somewhat ironic given the Girl Power theme...
I find it interesting that they appear to have constructed an entirely new show rather that make a film version of the Barnum musical.
The Peanuts Movie (2015)
This is basically Peanuts's greatest hits. There's not much here that we haven't seen before but the pieces are put...
The basic plot actually goes back to an even earlier film - What Price Hollywood? (1932)
Miracle on 34th Street (1947)
I've heard a lot of criticism about that but biopics as a genre are infamous for "stretching" the truth.
Matthew Perry youthens into Zac Efron thanks to a mystical janitor with unexplained motivations and tries to redo high school.
The Girl King (2015)
About the Christina, the 17th century Queen of Sweden.
In a way it's a prequel to The Abdication (1974) which starred Liv...
I love Supergirl, too. In all her incarnations. Like so many of those films, the production values are good. They just made the wrong script.
I saw that on TV a while back. It's easy to imagine it almost as the story of young Lilimae.
One of a slew of films of recent years about a man who falls in love with a computer or robot or doll. It's its own sub-genre now.
Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004)
A sort of homage to the "pulp" adventure of the 30s and 40s but with modern CGI and effects.
The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)
Updated from the nuclear fears of the the cold war era original to the eco concerns of today. A little heavy...
Lovelace starring Amanda Seyfried
Unusual non-linear narrative revealing the tragic story of the artist formerly known as Linda Lovelace.
You Again, starring Kristen Bell, Jamie Lee Curtis, Sigourney Weaver and Betty White.
Three generations of divas in a timely treatise on...
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion starring Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow
Not as funny as it thinks it is but entertaining in its way. Also...
Surprisingly poignant. No doubt the Reitman influence. And Schwarzenegger can do more than say "I'll be back." Who knew?
The Terminal starring Tom Hanks.
More than a few implausibilities but still packs an emotional punch.
The Heat with Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy.
One of those movies where the trailer is all you really need to see.
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