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B&W Cinema Series: “Shadow of A Doubt” by Nate Blake

Happy first week of fall! In order to celebrate the arrival of my favorite season, I decided to use this installment of the B&W Cinema Series to talk about one of my favorite Alfred Hitchcock films, Shadow of A Doubt. Released in 1943, this psychological thriller follows the relationship between Charles Oakley/Uncle Charlie (Joseph Cotton) … Continue reading B&W Cinema Series: “Shadow of A Doubt” by Nate Blake

Popcorn Treasures: “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” By Allison Sutton

I distinctly recall enjoying The Man From U.N.C.L.E., a movie I saw in theaters the weekend it was released in 2015 with the lovely Alex Blake. In the dog days of summer, all I wanted was air conditioning and a movie about attractive men with muscular thighs doing and accomplishing things in a period setting. … Continue reading Popcorn Treasures: “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” By Allison Sutton

“B&W Cinema Spotlight: “Nebraska” by Nate Blake

Seeing Nebraska in theaters for the first time is one of those experiences I’ll always remember, though not just because I loved the film. Unfortunately, it was another one of those visits to the AMC in Rockford that left a lot to be desired. I’m not bashing that particular theater. In fact, I saw so … Continue reading “B&W Cinema Spotlight: “Nebraska” by Nate Blake

“Irresistible” Review by Nate Blake (Includes Spoilers)

Written and Directed by: Jon Stewart Length: 101 Minutes Raring: (R for language including sexual references) Starring: Steve Carell, Rose Byrne, Chris Cooper, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne and Bill Irwin Irresistible stars Steve Carell as a Democratic Party strategist named Gary who sees YouTube video of  retired Marine Colonel Jack Hastings (Chris Cooper) making an … Continue reading “Irresistible” Review by Nate Blake (Includes Spoilers)

“The King of Staten Island” Review by Nate Blake

Directed by: Judd Apatow Starring: Pete Davidson, Marisa Tomei, Bill Burr, Bel Powley, Maude Apatow and Steve Buscemi Rated: R (for language and drug use throughout, sexual content and some violence/bloody images)   The King of Staten Island stars Pete Davidson as Scott Carlin, a 24 year od high school dropout who lives with his … Continue reading “The King of Staten Island” Review by Nate Blake