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A jazz pianist makes a discovery after the death of his wife that causes him to believe his sixty-five year marriage was a lie. He embarks on an exploration of his own past that brings him face to face with a menagerie of characters from a bygone era.
- Amie Cranswick
Jerry Lewis is returning to the film world in a feature that surely won’t be quite what you expect.
Max Rose, which hits Sept. 2 in New York and expands throughout September and October, is the story of a jazz pianist who suddenly has reason to question his sixty-five year marriage. This leads to an exploration of his own past, with, we must guess, rather surprising results.
The film hit Cannes a few years ago, which apparently led to no great rush to bring it to audiences, but that’s likely to be a testament to the somber, “life reflection” nature of the subject as much as anything.
It’s, apparently, a film riddled with nostalgia for its own sake, and perhaps one of the curiosities of what »
- Marc Eastman
A fan has asked Steven Moffat if the woman from Hell Bent was the Doctor's mum. He says he has "no idea"...
You’ll probably member that, in the Doctor Who series 8 finale Hell Bent, the Doctor revisited the Gallifreyan barn from his youth and chatted to a woman from his past. This character was simply named The Woman in the credits, and was played by Linda Broughton.
Here’s what The Moff said back...
“We’ve no idea who she is, nor should we. But a quick glance at the evidence, would remind you that the Doctor is a ‘high born Gallifreyan’ so that would seem unlikely. So what was he doing in that barn, »
Tired of stupid sword 'n' sandal costume pictures? Robert Rossen's all-star bio-epic of the charter founder of the Masons is a superior analysis of political ambition and the ruthless application of power. Yeah, he's wearing a blond wig, but Richard Burton captures the force of Alexander without camping up Asia Minor. Alexander the Great Blu-ray Twilight Time Limited Edition 1956 / Color / 2:35 widescreen / 136 min. / Ship Date March 15, 2016 / available through Twilight Time Movies / 29.95 Starring Richard Burton, Fredric March, Claire Bloom, Danielle Darrieux, Barry Jones, Harry Andrews, Stanley Baker, Niall MacGinnis, Peter Cushing. Cinematography Robert Krasker Art Direction Andrej Andrejew Film Editor Ralph Kemplen Original Music Mario Nascimbene Produced by Gordon Griffith, Robert Rossen Written and Directed by Robert Rossen
Reviewed by Glenn Erickson
- Glenn Erickson
4 items from 2016
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