A Brazilian Beauty: ‘The House of Sand’

Today we reminisce about The House of Sand (2005) Directed by Andrucha Waddington Starring: Fernanda Montenegro, Fernanda Torres * Published specifically for The Luso World Cinema Blogathon hosted by Beth at Spellbound by Movies and Lê at Crítica Retrô * Narrative Our story begins in 1910. A group of people is trekking through a harsh … More A Brazilian Beauty: ‘The House of Sand’

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Heavy’ (1995)

Today we reminisce about Heavy (1995) Directed by James Mangold Starring: Pruitt Taylor-Vince, Shelley Winters, Liv Tyler, Deborah Harry ¤¤¤ * Published specifically for the The Shelley Winters Blogathon hosted by myself and Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews * Synopsis Highland is a sleepy town in upstate New York that runs along the Hudson River. Although … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Heavy’ (1995)

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Vibes’ (1988)

Today we reminisce about Vibes (1988) Directed by Ken Kwapis Starring: Cyndi Lauper, Jeff Goldblum, Julian Sands, Peter Falk, Googy Gress * Published specifically for The Jeff Goldblum Blogathon hosted by Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews and Emma at EmmaKWall Explains It All * Synopsis Somewhere deep in the lower Ecuadorian Andes Mountains, two men who … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Vibes’ (1988)

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Stealing Beauty’ (1996)

Today we reminisce about Stealing Beauty (1996) Directed by Bernardo Bertolucci Starring: Liv Tyler, Jeremy Irons, Sinéad Cusack, Donal McCann, Stefania Sandrelli, Jean Marais, Rachel Weisz, Joseph Fiennes, Ignazio Oliva, Roberto Zibetti * Published specifically for It’s a Young World: Teen Movie Blogathon hosted by Robin at Pop Culture Reverie * The first time that … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Stealing Beauty’ (1996)

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘McQ’ (1974)

Today we reminisce about McQ (1974) Directed by John Sturges Starring: John Wayne, Eddie Albert, Diana Muldaur, Colleen Dewhurst, David Huddleston * Published specifically for The Cops Blogathon hosted by Dubsism * Synopsis Detective Lieutenant Lon McHugh (John Wayne), also known as “McQ”, is a long-serving member of the Seattle Police Department. He has one … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘McQ’ (1974)

Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Blame It on Rio’ (1984)

Today we reminisce about Blame It on Rio (1984) Directed by Stanley Donen Starring: Michael Caine, Joseph Bologna, Valerie Harper, Michelle Johnson, Demi Moore * Published specifically for The Second Marvellous Michael Caine Blogathon hosted by Gill at Realweegiemidget Reviews * ** This article contains photos with nudity. ** Synopsis In Brazil, São Paulo is … More Contemporary Film Talk: ‘Blame It on Rio’ (1984)