Movie Review: “Driveways”

Here’s my review of a sweet, but sad, story that marked the final film performance by the great Brian Dennehy, who died in April at 81.

What I’m Watching

Reviews of three things I missed when they were originally released, but am happy to have caught up with recently: the movie “American Woman,” the series “Halt and Catch Fire,” and the documentary “Speed Cubers.”

Wilford Brimley

Remembering the great character actor, who deserves to be remembered for “Cocoon,” “The Firm,” “The China Syndrome,” and “Absence of Malice” (in which his single scene stole the movie out from under Paul Newman, Sally Field, and Bob Balaban).

Movie Review: “Rebuilding Paradise”

Here’s my review of “Rebuilding Paradise,” a documentary from Ron Howard and National Geographic, about the wildfire that consumed a California town killing dozens and destroying 11,000 homes — and what happened after the flames went out.

Reel Spoilers: “Dirty Dozen: The Next Mission”

While I enjoy discussing great movies, sometimes it’s even more fun to talk about bad ones. So, I returned to the Reel Spoilers podcast to discuss “The Dirty Dozen: Next Mission,” a 1985 TV movie sequel to the original 1967 classic.

Reel Spoilers: “The Dirty Dozen”

I returned to the Reel Spoilers podcast this week to talk with hosts Tom O’Keefe and Kevin Brackett about the classic World War II movie, “The Dirty Dozen.” Here’s the link — plus a story about my tiny connection to its director.

What I’m Re-Watching

As we continue looking for video content to consume while we’re stuck at home, Martha and I have gone back to watch a few classic movies recently, including these three, which I’ve added to my Movies You Might Not Know list.

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