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Forum: General Movie Discussion 9 hours ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I'm glad that you posted commentary about Cry...

I'm glad that you posted commentary about Cry Macho. I watched it last night, and felt like making some remarks here, but I didn't have the calling to do a full review.

The picture had more...
Forum: Movie Reviews 18 hours ago
Replies: 4
Nomadland (documentary)
Posted By GulfportDoc
I mistakenly presumed the topic was concerning...

I mistakenly presumed the topic was concerning the documentary about the making of Nomadland, called Nomadland - See You Down the Road. It's on YouTube.

Still haven't watched the doc, but at 22...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I like your taste! Both thumbs way up from me...

I like your taste! Both thumbs way up from me for this magnificent film. Heavyweight cast and story. Charles Laughton provides one of his many tour de force performances. Marlene Dietrich wasn't...
Forum: Movie Reviews 1 day ago
Replies: 4
Nomadland (documentary)
Posted By GulfportDoc
Although a fan of documentaries, I have no desire...

Although a fan of documentaries, I have no desire to see this one, the reason being that to my taste I felt Nomadland itself would have worked better designed as a documentary. Much of it certainly...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 day ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
81337 The Operative (2019) While...

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The Operative (2019)

While mooching around on Netflix, The Operative caught my attention solely based upon Martin Freeman being in the cast. Freeman has been in a few mediocre...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
I agree. What I always thought interesting was...

I agree. What I always thought interesting was that Herman J. Mankiewicz was the production supervisor on this great film, and he had also produced W.C. Field's Million Dollar Legs (1932)-- both set...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 2 days ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
81324 Defending Jacob (2020) The...

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Defending Jacob (2020)

The miniseries was based upon a novel by William Landay rather than on a true story. A boy is found murdered, and gradually the suspicion arises that it was...
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 3 days ago
Replies: 6
R.I.P. Jane Powell
Posted By GulfportDoc
What a great career she had. Living to 92 is an...

What a great career she had. Living to 92 is an accomplishment all by itself. I too loved her in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954). I've never forgotten how knocked out I was seeing it at the...
Replies: 547
MoFo Health Thread
Posted By GulfportDoc
I quit smoking in '03 after a 40+ year habit. In...

I quit smoking in '03 after a 40+ year habit. In my view, the hardest thing for most people about quitting is THINKING about quitting. The actual stopping is not that traumatic.

I used to come...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 4 days ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Oh man! I LOVED this movie. Believe it or not,...

Oh man! I LOVED this movie. Believe it or not, I saw it when it was released in '53 or '54 when I was 9-10 years old...:cool: Even at that age I related to Johnny (Brando) as a rebel. Set me on a...
Forum: Upcoming Movies & Sequels 4 days ago
Replies: 14
Twins 2
Posted By GulfportDoc
Lord, that's a revolting looking trio. Maybe...

Lord, that's a revolting looking trio. Maybe they'll bring it off. Best of luck to them.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 5 days ago
Replies: 27
Movies predominetly set at night
Posted By GulfportDoc
Just about any film noir done in the '40s and...

Just about any film noir done in the '40s and '50s. IMDB has a list.
https://www.imdb.com/list/ls009668165/
Many are available on YouTube.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 5 days ago
Replies: 85
Laugh With Matt
Posted By GulfportDoc
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Actors, Awards, & Directors 6 days ago
Replies: 29
Norm Macdonald, R.I.P.
Posted By GulfportDoc
That was a funny story-- funny delivery. Not...

That was a funny story-- funny delivery. Not every comedian could do that.
Replies: 3,261
Things that annoy you...
Posted By GulfportDoc
You're absolutely right, CS. We've been...

You're absolutely right, CS. We've been witnessing modern American decay for several decades, which seems to be accelerating: a race to the bottom. Gomorrah is looking tame by comparison.
Forum: The Television & Music Forum 6 days ago
Replies: 85
Laugh With Matt
Posted By GulfportDoc
Pretty hip characterization of the modern...

Pretty hip characterization of the modern degeneration of the sexes: "the feminization of men, and the masculiniaztion of women". Ugh. He pointed it out 30 years ago.
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 5
New Movie Critic Show!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Thanks for the clip. Looking forward to sampling...

Thanks for the clip. Looking forward to sampling it. Eddie Muller is THE MAN. The "Czar of Noir"..:cool:
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Great film. Nicholson was marching toward...

Great film. Nicholson was marching toward superstardom. And I agree about Karen Black. I had a big crush on her in those days. Also liked her in Family Plot, although it was an atypical...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,281
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By GulfportDoc
Turned out to be a poor choice. It's not really...

Turned out to be a poor choice. It's not really a good noir. Ida Lupino did well enough, but she looked mousey. Richard Widmark showed some range, but --probably at the director's or studio's...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 30,281
Movie You're Watching Tonight
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's my B.D., so I may treat myself to a good...

It's my B.D., so I may treat myself to a good noir. Perhaps this one:


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Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
When "Woolf" came out, Liz and Dick were at the...

When "Woolf" came out, Liz and Dick were at the peak of their popularity, both singly and as a couple. The public could simply not get enough of them.

I agree with your commentary. The movie's...
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 week ago
Replies: 18
Happy Birthday, edarsenal!
Posted By GulfportDoc
I too am sending belated wishes. Hope you had a...

I too am sending belated wishes. Hope you had a good one.

The Virgo curse....:suspicious:


~Doc
Forum: Birthdays and Introductions 1 week ago
Replies: 15
Happy Birthday, GulfportDoc!
Posted By GulfportDoc
Thanks, Mark. Actually 77 Sunset Strip was one...

Thanks, Mark. Actually 77 Sunset Strip was one of my favorite TV shows when I was a kid. Although lately TBH I was just getting used to 76 trombones..;)

I appreciate the well wishes folks. And...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
It's definitely a watchable film. To my taste...

It's definitely a watchable film. To my taste the favorites were Bob Odenkirk's and Matthew Rhys' work. Here's a review I made from a few years ago:



The Post (2017)

This is a film...
Forum: General Movie Discussion 1 week ago
Replies: 66,550
Rate The Last Movie You Saw
Posted By GulfportDoc
Very nice review. This was a great picture, not...

Very nice review. This was a great picture, not because it benefited by fudging a little on the facts, but because it had high energy and genuine suspense. And, as you say, the acting was first...