Two dramatic films set against turbulent real-life backdrops make for provocative viewing this month. Both of these movies draw on the best source of material any filmmaker could call upon: the drama of real life.
Editor Archive: Leonard Maltin
You wouldn’t think any Disney cartoon feature could be called under-appreciated, but that term does apply to two films I’m very fond of that you can find on Comcast this month.
I don’t believe that nice guys finish last, but if you wanted ammunition for that premise, you’d find it in these two potent movies.
Movies for grownups with great actors in the leading roles? What a concept! Here are two you can catch up with this month.
Time was when the arrival of a new animated feature film was an event. Now it’s becoming more commonplace—but the really good ones still stand out.
Nowadays, it’s an event when Hollywood makes a musical, but it used to be part of the standard movie menu. Here are two of the best that you can see this month.
Movies enable us to experience a wide range of emotions vicariously. Here are two movies about mothers and daughters that I think anyone can relate to.
Sometimes it’s hard to know where writers and directors get their inspiration. But when it strikes, you get movies that can only be described as unique—like these two I want to recommend.
Life stories have always been the source of great movie fodder, whether the subject is a real person or someone invented. Here is one example of each.
Sometimes when you’re in the mood for pure entertainment your best bet is something tried and true—like one of these recommendations. Whether or not you saw the recent remake with Russell Brand, you owe it to yourself to experience the original “Arthur” starring Dudley Moore