As You Like It (1978) TV Movie Review BBC

By: Alex Phuong (A Toast) – *(Possibly) Minor Spoilers Ahead!* Some of William Shakespeare’s greatest plays are tragic, including: Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, and the (supposedly cursed play) Macbeth.  Even though scholars and students study Shakespeare academically, Shakespeare’s other plays include classic comedies.  As You Like It might not be …

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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964) Movie Review

By: Alex Phuong (A Toast) – *Spoiler Alert* Debbie Reynolds has had one of the most interesting careers that Hollywood has ever known.  Her film roles range from Singin’ in the Rain (1952) to the Halloweentown Disney Channel franchise.  Surprisingly, though, Debbie Reynolds has never won an Academy Award, and only received …

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Much Ado About Nothing (1984) TV Movie BBC

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – William Shakespeare’s plays are generally divided into three categories, which are: histories, tragedies, and comedies.  Some of his greatest plays are definitely tragic, especially Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet.  Nevertheless, Shakespeare comedies can definitely be compelling, and the play Much Ado About Nothing is …

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The King and I (1956) Movie Review

By: Alex Phuong (Two Beers) – The Sound of Music is one of the greatest movies ever made.  Starring Julie Andrews in one of her most beloved roles, the film won five Academy Awards, including “Best Picture.”  Years before, though, another Rodgers and Hammerstein musical premiered on the silver screen, and …

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