Films From The Past

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

From August 25th-31st, over 100 movie reviewers & bloggers are joining forces to celebrate the films of 1984. Our contribution to the “1984 A-THON” is Hayao Mayizaki’s animated classic, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Visit the website if you’d like to read reviews by any of the other contributors. Review by-Jarrett Leahy […]

Classic Film Review-Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy In a decade chock-full of sugar coated popcorn sellers, Hannah and her Sisters is a breath of fresh air, proving that truly great films were still made during the 1980’s. Like many of Woody Allen’s movies, Hannah and her Sisters is filmed in New York City and revolves around an extended family’s […]

Hidden Gem of the Week-Straight Time (1978)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy One of the true joys of the cinema hobby is finding long lost or forgotten hidden gems. With hundreds of new films released year in and year out, there are bound to be handful of great movies that for one reason or another fall through the cracks or are all but ignored […]

Classic Film Review-Make Way For Tomorrow (1937)

It can be argued that 1937 was the year of director Leo McCarey. 1937 was the year McCarey released the classic slapstick comedy The Awful Truth starring Cary Grant and Irene Dunne. The Awful Truth was such a hit film that it went on to be nominated for Best Picture and Leo McCarey was awarded […]