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Modern Times (01 07 08) - Finally, I get to see this after having seen most of his other major films. I liked it, though I think City Lights is still my favourite. I particularly like the department store scenes with him roller blading around. Then She Found Me (04 07 08) - I will always know Helen Hunt as Jamie from Mad About You. The film was alright. Colin Firth is too attractive for…

Bee Movie (01 06 08) - I love honey bees. This has a stellar voice cast; they even got Oprah. There were a lot of bee jokes, but they amused me even though they were incredibly cheesy. I guess I love bees and honey too much. I'm not there (02-03 06 08) - REVIEW Jumper (08 06 08) - What happened to Hayden Christensen's voice? He must be smoking a lot. It bothered me, but…

Adam's Rib (01 05 08) - Isn't it fun to watch onscreen couples knowing they are offscreen couples? The chemistry is marvelous. I love the pull and tug, and neither really right, but it's such a nice little Hepburn/Tracy rom-com. Why aren't there more rom-coms with married people like this anymore? Penelope (05 05 08) - Produced by Reese Witherspoon, this is a cute, quirky flick with a very great cast. They shot it in…

I confess that I did not actually see the end of this movie, but I saw most of the movie. The ending was not a surprise when I found out about it. Like most Elia Kazan movies from that era, there is a lot of angst. As for the acting, Warren Beatty is hot in his first role and of the three Natalie Wood films I have seen, this is probably her best work. I…

Based on the book of the same name, this film recounts the based on true story tale of the British military's Operation Mincemeat, a plan to fool the Axis powers that the Allies intended to attack Sardinia and Greece rather than Sicily.  I watched a bit of this film a few weeks ago on TVO's Saturday Night at the Movies which is a treasure for a classic film lover like me. The film is a…