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Fossil Fueled

Posted July 12, 2013 by D. K. Holm


Pacific Rim is the biggest, most expensive H. P. Lovecraft story ever put on film. It is not based on actual story, but director Guilermo del Torohas been trying to make an adaptation of At the Mountains of Madness for some time, and there are Lovecraftian elements in his tale. This summer tent pole released… More

Webcast #60 – 2013

Posted July 5, 2013 by Ed Goldberg

Down one, Ed, Mona, and D. K. Discuss Pacific Rim, The Way Way Back, two local revivals, and also survey the best and worst films so far this year, from the vantage of the halfway mark of 2013.

Webcast #59 – 2013

Posted July 2, 2013 by Ed Goldberg

This week we discuss The Heat and White House Down.

White House Up!

Posted June 28, 2013 by D. K. Holm


White House Down is a virtual remake of Die Hard, and that’s alright with me. Like Die Hard, Roland Emmerich’s film is about an ordinary-extraordinary man, John Cale (Channing Tatum), who is in the wrong place – the White House – at the wrong time – when a band of mercs led by Jason Clarke… More

Webcast #58 – 2013

Posted June 21, 2013 by Ed Goldberg

This week the team reports on World War Z and Man of Steel. Also on their plate is Dirty Wars, Much Ado About Nothing, Fill the Void, a documentary about Andre Gregory, The Bling Ring, and for kids, Monsters University. 

Name That Tune

Posted June 18, 2013 by Ed Goldberg


Hava Nagila Director: Roberta Grossman With: Harry Belafonte, Bob Dylan, Connie Francis, Danny Kaye, etc., and a whole bunch of Jews at weddings and bar mitzvahs. As a (one-time) yeshiva boy, I have occasionally ruminated on the idea that 5,000-plus years of Jewish culture have been reduced in America to the bagel and Hava Nagila. … More

Hello, at last…

Posted June 17, 2013 by Ed Goldberg

What makes you so super?

I am finally beginning to post written reviews on the All Classical website.  Many people have taken me to task for my failure to blog about movies, but all things come to those who wait. I will start with the latest attempted blockbuster, being the latest “re-boot” of a venerable character. Man of Steel Director:… More

Webcast #57 – 2013

Posted June 6, 2013 by Ed Goldberg

Our fearless movie critics look at The Internship, The Kings of Summer, Violet and Daisy, Sightseers, that old chestnut Pit and the Pendulum, and the new documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks. Wikipedia link for Violet and Daisy Hilton

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