Film — Kerry Baker and You

Pretty Friend Guy de Maupassant was one of the 19th Century’s best short story writers and his style was economical and efficient.  He scribed around...

        Slaying Them Quietly    KILLING THEM SOFTLY is a hardboiled, hard-edged crime thriller set in New Orleans in 2008, with the...

  The Jason Bequest   THE BOURNE LEGACY is not a sequel to the famous Matt Damon – Bourne Trilogy. And it is categorically not...

    Somewhere Strange   HOLY MOTORS is the first movie in 13 years for Leos Carax since his POLA X in 1999.  Where do...

    Maggie Named after a Gerald Manley Hopkins poem, Kenneth Lonergan’s film MARGARET has been slumbering for some years.  Originally shot in 2005 by...

Col. Newkirk Passes   Richard Dawson will undoubtedly spring to mind for American audiences as the saucy host of FAMILY FEUD.    He was enormously...

    WISH YOU WERE HERE is the title of an exquisitely crafted Pink Floyd album, but it is also the title of a new...

First Time?   I may be wrong, but I think this is the first time I have seen this happen.  Australian director Cate Shortland’s new...

  Goober Spock??   George Lindsey was the amiable, kindly, slow witted hick – Goober Pyle from 86 episodes of THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW (there...

            Mary Martin’s Boy Goes      Dallas star Larry Hagman dies aged 81 after battle with cancer.   The...

            FBI Re-Issues Marilyn Monroe Files     FBI files on Marilyn Monroe that could not be located earlier this...

    Fire Stealing Titan   There has been much excitement and anticipation about Ridley Scott’s prequel to ALIEN arriving on screen.  With PROMETHEUS, it...

  The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel This charming tale involves seven Brit senior citizens who decide it is too costly to be retired in England so...

  A Regal Liaison   A ROYAL AFFAIR is a Swedish production, telling the true story (of which I admit to have been blissfully ignorant) of...

Queen of Disco Dies In the mid 1970’s I waged a one-man war against Disco.  A war which was,  of course,  inevitably doomed to fail....

  Deed Of Bravery   ACT OF VALOR is an odd film for mainstream release because it was originally shot as a recruitment exercise for the...

  Wall and Eddie   W.E. is a twist on the story of King Edward VIII and his abdication from the throne to marry American...