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  • Green Dolphin Street

    Green Dolphin Street 1947

    ★★ Rewatched 26 Nov, 2016

    Tried once again to enjoy this film but it eludes me. Slow, not to believable, and a waste of a wonderful cast for the most part. Lana is pretty good but within her ordinary range of emotion and sad-faced unhappiness. Earthquake/tidal wave scenes are well done. I think I have watched this for the final time.

  • Comrade X

    Comrade X 1940

    ★★½ Watched 08 Nov, 2016

    It is enough just to look at beautiful Hedy Lamarr. The film is rather silly, slapstick. Once again, Gable plays his best "Clark Gable". I never realized how little range he had as an actor. He's not even that good looking. But Lamarr is always worth the time.

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  • Inherent Vice

    Inherent Vice 2014

    ★★★ Watched 11 Jan, 2015

    A series of inconsequential events that befall a large group of characters about whom we care little as told by a director who could care less how much of the chronicles that enfold we understand -- that's what I got out of IV. Did I mention the famous actors involved? Joaquin Phoenix, looking like Charlie Manson in the second trimester of a hygiene strike; Josh Brolin mean, lean and chewing up a mouthful of pot leaves like Popeye on spinach;…

  • Eat Drink Man Woman

    Eat Drink Man Woman 1994

    ★★★★ Added

    A pleasant surprise.