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Where Were You In ’62?

George Lucas’ American Graffiti is cinematic perfection. The 1973 film, written by Lucas, Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck effectively created Hollywood’s fascination with nostalgia. Made for just $700,000, the film grossed a massive $115 [...]

April 30, 2020

Notebook Reviews: ED TV

Ron Howard – 1999 The always reliable Ron Howard delivers this first-rate satire, which is dressed-up as a romantic comedy in ED TV. Matthew McConaughey is excellent as the laidback everyday guy who gets his life turned into TV show. It also [...]

April 9, 2020

George Lucas On The Set Of AMERICAN GRAFFITI

When most people hear the name George Lucas they think of Star Wars. Yes – the Star Wars movies are great (even the prequels) but Lucas’ masterwork is American Graffiti. The 1973 movie starring Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, [...]

June 22, 2019

Becoming Solo: New SOLO: A Star Wars Story Featurette

The six-year-old locked deep inside Movies In Focus really wants to see Solo: A Star Wars Story. What ’80s kid wouldn’t want more Han Solo? I’m older and supposedly wiser now, but I’m cautiously curious about this. I enjoy [...]

April 30, 2018

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