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Xanadu: A place where dreams come true? (1980)

The music, a blend of '80s pop rock and '40s big-band sound, is grand; the choreography is chrome-plated tackiness (just right) and there is enough glitz and glitter to give you a cornea burn.

What were the top movies of 1970?

What were the top movies of 1970? Here's a list of the top ten films released in 1970, ranked by their box office gross earnings in North America. Below this list, you will also find the Academy Award nominees and the year's Oscar winners.

Bogart & Bergman are superb in Casablanca (1943)

The superb acting and detail directing took us to the refugee city of Casablanca, and there we stayed, right by the warm sides of Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Paul Henreid and Claude Rains. And we’re still there.

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 th... Read more...

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...

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