Cleopatra: The Film That Changed Hollywood (2001) TV Documentary Movie Review

By: Alex Phuong (A Toast) – It was one of the most (in)famous movies ever made. Some would consider it the biggest flop in cinematic history. Behind the glamour and visual beauty of Cleopatra (1963), this behind-the-scenes documentary strips away the gaudy splendor of this notorious film to reveal how …

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Anne Frank: The Whole Story (TV Mini-Series Review) (2001)

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – The Holocaust was one of the darkest periods in history.  Happening simultaneously with World War II, it was indeed one of the “darkest hours” ever, and even inspired the film Darkest Hour (2017 and pun intended).  This review is not supposed to be funny, …

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Hamlet (1990) Movie Review: Franco Zeffirelli (1923-2019) Tribute

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – Franco Zeffirelli was one of the greatest directors of all time.  Even though he only received one “Best Director” Academy Award nomination, he created aesthetically beautiful Shakespearean adaptations that have stood the test of time as visual marvels.  His bold attempts to adapt Romeo …

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