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For the Love of Film...

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.

In the Comments section on each page, feel free to share your own thoughts and feelings about the films discussed here.

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The Fabulous Baker Boys

The Fabulous Baker Boys

Michelle Pfeiffer received a Best Actress nomination for The Fabulous Baker Boys, and deservedly so. She, Jeff Bridges, and Beau Bridges all give fine performances in this three-person drama. Both the writing and direction by Steve Kloves offer solid humor and adult emotion. Biting, realistic dialogue move the story forward to a believable and satisfying open ending.

***⅛ (out of *****)

©2018 David R. George III


1989 • 1 HOUR, 54 MINUTES
GLADDEN ENTERTAINMENT • MIRAGE

STARRING
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JEFF BRIDGESMICHELLE PFEIFFERBEAU BRIDGES

ALSO STARRING
• 
ELLIE RAABXANDER BERKELEYDAKIN MATTHEWSKEN LERNERALBERT HALL

WRITTEN & DIRECTED BY
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STEVE KLOVES

1989 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS (4)
• BEST ACTRESS: MICHELLE PFEIFFER (LOST TO
JESSICA TANDY FOR DRIVING MISS DAISY)
• BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (LOST TO
GLORY)
• BEST FILM EDITING (LOST TO
BORN ON THE FOURTH OF JULY)
• BEST ORIGINAL SCORE (LOST TO
THE LITTLE MERMAID)

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Falcon and the Snowman

The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker