September 24, 2017
Big Sick
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Movie Review: The Big Sick

August 23, 2017 Bookworm 0

In a summer of vapid blockbusters, The Big Sick is a charming, funny, poignant movie that shows that the American melting pot still works. “The Big Sick” By The Closet Conservative Critic The Big Sick did not have a name grabbing title drawing me to the theater. I checked out the [Read More]

Dunkirk
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Dunkirk: A contrary view about a movie everyone else loves

August 6, 2017 Bookworm 0

Dunkirk doesn’t fail because it’s insufficiently diverse. It fails because, like the Left itself, it ignores individualism and opts for nameless masses. Don’t worry. This is not going to be a review decrying Dunkirk because of its failure to include women, people of color, homosexuals, or differently gendered in its [Read More]

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Spider-Man Homecoming: A Movie Review, Sort Of

July 30, 2017 Proof Positive 0

First, a synopsis from IMDB: Peter Parker, with the help of his mentor Tony Stark, tries to balance his life as an ordinary high school student in New York City while fighting crime as his superhero alter ego Spider-Man when a new threat emerges. You remember that commercial where one [Read More]

Wonder Woman
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Movie Review: Wonder Woman

June 9, 2017 Bookworm 0

“Wonder Woman” By The Closet Conservative Critic There was Superman : The Movie, with Christopher Reeve, in 1978, and then there was and have been dozens of comic book stories that have been developed into motion pictures. Superman (1978) set the modern standard and it has become a lofty goal [Read More]

Their Finest Movie Review
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Movie Review: Their Finest

May 9, 2017 Bookworm 0

Our Closet Conservative Movie Critic explains how Their Finest just missed being a powerful, charming take on women’s role in England’s WWII propaganda. I saw the trailer for Their Finest, and it was an engaging preview. It had all the markings for my kind of movie: History, Charm, Love, Humor, and all [Read More]

empty-movie-theater
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Is There a Future for NATO?

April 3, 2017 TheGlitteringEye 0

Not the North Atlantic Treaty Organization although there’s some doubt about whether there’s a future for that, either. The other NATO. The National Association of Theater Owners. Movie theaters are having a bad time. Here’s what happened at their most recent convention as reported at The Verge: Studio after studio [Read More]

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A Clockwork Orange Revisited

March 29, 2017 Scott Kirwin 0

By Scott Kirwin In the early 1980s I attended a Jesuit-run high school, and in my junior year was assigned the book “A Clockwork Orange” by Anthony Burgess. After reading the book I saw the movie, directed by Stanley Kubrick in 1971 starring Malcolm McDowell in a role I would [Read More]

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Movie Review: Arrival (2016)–On DVD

March 17, 2017 1willford 0

By: Mike McDaniel     Arrival (2016)–on DVD Directed by: Dennis Villeneuve Screenplay: Eric Heisserer, based on the story “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang Amy Adams: as Dr. Louise Banks Jeremy Renner: as Dr. Ian Donnelly Forest Whittaker: as Col. Weber Abigail Pniowsky: as 8-year -old Hannah Julia Scarlett Dan: as 12-year-old Hannah To read [Read More]

2016 Top Ten Movies Oscar Award Show
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The Closet Conservative Critic Offers His Oscar Predictions

February 22, 2017 Bookworm 0

Oscar Predictions – 2016 movies By The Closet Conservative Critic (Brief recap of who the Closet Conservative Critic is….C.C.C. is a 50-something “person of interest” who occasional writes on the Bookworm Blog, under the guise of the “Closet Conservative Critic”, reviewing Hollywood movies, and giving opinions with the perspective of [Read More]

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Dear Richard Gere

February 11, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

Richard Gere is a good actor, and like many good actors, feels a need, a compulsion perhaps, to speak out on perceived injustices. But it might help if he got a few facts straight and avoided the gross hyperbole and falsehoods The 67-year-old actor — in town for the premiere [Read More]

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Chelsea Handler proves how shallow and hypocritical the Left is

January 24, 2017 Doug Hagin 0

Priceless! Handler starts off saying this, which actually sounds reasonable “Divisiveness is not the answer,” she explained. “And I think to get that message, we have to reach across party lines, forget your party. I’m registering as an Independent. I’m not gonna be a Democrat anymore because it’s too divisive. This [Read More]

Debbie Reynolds
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Debbie Reynolds, 1932-2016

December 28, 2016 Bookworm 0

Carrie Fisher’s death at such a young age (sadly not surprising for someone with a lifetime of substance abuse) is tragic, but it did not resonate too much for me. I never liked the Star Wars franchise, so I haven’t seen her movies in decades and therefore did not feel [Read More]

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