Richard Attenborough

The Sand Pebbles

June 12, 2008 // 0 Comments

"The Sand Pebbles" was directed by the legendary Robert Wise, whose long career in film brought us films as varied as "West Side Story", "Audrey Rose", "The Sound Of Music" and my favorite Star Trek film, "Star [...]


October 11, 2007 // 0 Comments

Most of us have heard of Elizabeth I, Queen of England, her quarrels with Mary Stuart, Queen of Scotland, and maybe even her long and important reign. However the details of her ascension to the English throne, her political opponents' attempts to [...]

Doctor Dolittle

November 17, 2000 // 0 Comments

Sporting a gorgeous transfer, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment’s new DVD release of the 1967 musical "Doctor Dolittle" indeed rekindles childhood memories of an imagination fired by visions of a two-headed dancing llama or casual [...]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

September 29, 2000 // 0 Comments

"Corn!" Was this title ever in the running for this retelling of the Bible story of Joseph? Probably not, although that’s precisely what this story’s all about. Joseph is the one who has a dream about corn stalks. He tells his family his [...]

Jurassic Park

September 22, 2000 // 0 Comments

Has it really been 7 years already? I remember it like yesterday. Hyped up by the buzz about the movie and everything I had read about its incredible special effects, I walked into my local movie theater to watch "Jurassic Park" for the very [...]