Funny Girl (1968) – William Wyler

  I was completely charmed by this one. That’s twice Streisand has wowed me when I thought she wouldn’t. Clocking in at two and a half hours, this is the final musical recommendation to go with my screening of The Jazz Singer for the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book. Babs is Fanny…

Forbidden Planet (1956)

  This time the 101 Sci-Fi movies brought me Forbidden Planet is smart science fiction. It has a sharp story, top notch acting, and the soecial effects are close to amazing! The starcscapes, the designs, the costumes, and of course Robby The Robot, continue to engage. A sequence featuring our stalwart captain JJ Adams (Leslie Nielsen)…