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4 yaps

Around the World in 80 Days (1956)

Unfairly maligned because of its Best Picture Oscar win, “Around the World in 80 Days” is enjoyable spectacle for its own sake. Continue reading

You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: Unofficial Bonds and Official Rankings

Nick’s weekly recap of the Bond films ends with the unofficial 007 movies and rankings of Bond’s official lovers, villains, songs and movies, including Skyfall. Continue reading

At the Mountains of Movie Madness — Week Four

This week, Austin goes up against a bunch of films he didn’t understand, including a 1950s romantic comedy, an insane French thriller and “Hot Rod.” Continue reading

2 yaps

A Matter of Life and Death (1946)

This well-regarded British romance/drama about a pilot appealing to Heaven for a reprieve is dippy, daffy and overrated. Continue reading