The King’s Speech (2010)

The King’s Speech(2010) — Who would have guessed that elocution lessons could make for a movie this good?  Apparently King George VI of England (who only ascended to the throne because his brother abdicated) had a very pronounced stammer.  Being King in the age of radio (the 1930s), one needed to make speeches (especially when … Continue reading

This Film Is Not Yet Rated (2006)

This Film is Not Yet Rated (2006) — So I was watching TV at myparents’ house and there was something on one of the news channels that mentioned that some lobbying group was pushing for smoking in movies to be a cause for an R rating. This caused me to grumble something about the “fucking … Continue reading