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Welcome to my review website. I love movies, and here’s the place I talk about them. You’ll find my ratings, on a scale of zero to five stars, in all of my posts. For each film, I’ve written either a full critique, which is a longer piece; a compact review, which is usually just a paragraph; or a quick take, which is only a sentence or two. I also post articles about the world of cinema on my film blog.

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1776

1776

Solid if somewhat whitewashed musical retelling of the days in the Second Continental Congress leading up to the writing, editing, adopting, and signing of the Declaration of Independence. Filled with many catchy tunes, the film boasts a fine cast that includes William Daniels as the quintessential John Adams. Recommended.

***¾ (out of *****)

©2019 David R. George III


1972 • 2 HOURS, 21 MINUTES
COLUMBIA PICTURES

STARRING
WILLIAM DANIELS, HOWARD DA SILVA, KEN HOWARD

ALSO STARRING
DONALD MADDEN, JOHN CULLUM, ROY POOLE, DAVID FORD, RON HOLGATE, RAY MIDDLETON, WILLIAM HANSEN, BLYTHE DANNER, VIRGINIA VESTOFF

WRITTEN BY
SHERMAN EDWARDS (MUSIC AND LYRICS)
PETER STONE (SCREENPLAY)

DIRECTED BY
PETER H. HUNT

1972 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS (1)
• BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (LOST TO
CABARET)

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1922

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