Category Archives: Helen Mirren

Good Clean Fun: “Girls, Girls, Girls!” (1961)

       “Girls, Girls, Girls!”  (1961)     “Girls, Girls, Girls!” (not to be confused with the next year’s Elvis Presley feature with the same title) announces itself with a sexy and stylish Pop Art title sequence suggestive of … Continue reading

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Chandler’s Trailers: “Hitchcock” (2012)

   “Hitchcock” (2012) Stephen Rebello’s tidy little book ‘Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of “Psycho”‘ is the type of bookshelf filler which sits precariously between industry gossip and inner sanctum rubbernecking and so it should come as no great surprise … Continue reading

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Whose Sequel Is It Anyway?: “2010” (1984)

      “2010” returns the audience to the proximity of the planet Jupiter, the location of the fateful showdown between the murderous computer HAL 9000, astronaut David Bowman and a particularly troublesome black monolith in Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A … Continue reading

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Comic Confidential: “Red” (2010)

        Hollywood spends untold endless hours in nonproductive pre-production meetings and countless man hours of self-defeating layers of implosive non-creation in cracking the formula as to what it is they think audiences want to see. Who knew it would turn out … Continue reading

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