Review – Movie Malpractice (“Dolittle”)

*Sigh* Do I have to say it again? Here’s ANOTHER remake because there are no new stories to tell in Hollywood anymore. But this isn’t a remake/reboot of those Dr. Dolittle films that starred Eddie Murphy, it’s a sorta-kinda remake of the original 1967 musical, but without the music, fun, or intelligence. * With a…

Review – War Is Hell, Take One (“1917”)

Ya gotta admire director & co-writer Sam Mendes. He said he wanted to film his epic war movie as one long continuous single shot, start to finish. That takes guts. Two other movies dared to try this: Hitchcock’s Rope and Alejandro G. Iñárritu‘s Birdman, and they both achieved it by filming 10-20 minute sections, cleverly…

Review – When Jo Marchs In (“Little Women”)

Louise May Alcott must be VERY happy! Her 1868 novel has been turned into more than a dozen movies, including TV films, theatrical releases, and straight-to-video, plus BBC remakes, and numerous other screen re-tellings, including a musical stage version! More than ANY other book! Wow! That’s impressive! * Like I said, there have been numerous…