Movies/Motion pictures

Romantic tradition returns: Somewhere in Time (1980)

Technically superior, if overly sentimental, Somewhere in Time will appeal to the feminine strain in those women who have been confronted mercilessly by the Clayburghian figure, i.e., one of independence and confusion.

Let’s Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

By Gene Siskel Escape to Witch Mountain The new Walt Disney film "Escape to Witch Mountain" is a solid adventure for the under 12 set. That might sound like a backhanded compliment, but compared to other ... Read more...

Movie guide for puzzled parents (1974)

McCall's movie guide for puzzled parents Monthly listings to help you answer the question: "But is it really all right for the kids?" by Lynn Minton Parents ought to have some way of knowing what is in... Read more...

Revisit “A Christmas Story” (1983)

Based on Jean Shepherd's collection of short stories In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, A Christmas Story has worked its way into American pop culture history over the past 30 years. From licking the ... Read more...

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison (1940)

Mickey Rooney as Young Tom Edison METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER has just completed the first of two most important pictures. Together they encompass the life story of a man whose influence on modern civilization canno... Read more...

I married a Hollywood movie star (1939)

I married a star by Anonymous Hollywood called it an ideal match. Yet, if I had used the spoonful of brains God gave me, I would never have done what I pitied so many others for doing -- for I have learne... Read more...

Back to the Future charms, but falls short (1985)

A 17-year-old, bored high school youth teams up with a zonked out inventor to fly a DeLorean car back in time. That’s the original, charming concept of Back to the Future, the latest pleasantry on the summer fantasy trail.

Mollie King in The Seven Pearls (1917)

The Seven Pearls was a 15-episode action film serial released in 1917, but little is known about it other than the picture's credits, as it's considered a lost film -- no known copy of the movie exists. But wha... Read more...

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