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INTRODUCTION: What’s Your Favorite Movie?

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In 2019, we asked composer Orlando Garcia to name his favorite movie.  We said to Orlando, “Obviously, it’s impossible to name one favorite movie, but if you are channel-surfing and you see a listing for a film that you have seen many times before, which film would you dive into no matter which part of the movie, because you know most of the dialogue and remember all of the plot.  Or to put it another way, if you were on a desert island and could only watch one movie for the rest of your life, which movie would it be?”

We have continued to ask this “favorite movie” question during our video conversations ever since, because the answers are always interesting.  Click on “Read More” to see the movies that our ArtSpeak interviewees selected.

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INTRODUCTION: “Annie B’s Sleeper Movies”

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ANNE BERNAYS is an author, journalist, and educator. She is also a movie aficionado and will be reviewing “Sleeper Movies” for ArtSpeak – movies that have gone unnoticed for one reason or another, but which have struck her as worth writing about. Look for new reviews every fortnight (or so).

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Movie Review: “The Holdovers” — Emotional Treacle

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In 1983, a comedy entitled “Mr. Mom” appeared. The screenwriter was the amazing John Hughes. “Mr. Mom” stars Michael Keaton, one of the most gifted and versatile actors, who is blessed with a talent for understated comedy.

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Movie Review: “Office Space”

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In 1983, a comedy entitled “Mr. Mom” appeared. The screenwriter was the amazing John Hughes. “Mr. Mom” stars Michael Keaton, one of the most gifted and versatile actors, who is blessed with a talent for understated comedy.

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Movie Review: “Mr. Mom”

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In 1983, a comedy entitled “Mr. Mom” appeared. The screenwriter was the amazing John Hughes. “Mr. Mom” stars Michael Keaton, one of the most gifted and versatile actors, who is blessed with a talent for understated comedy.

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Movie Review: “Jane Eyre,” 1943

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Today we will focus on the 1943 version of “Jane Eyre,” a movie made 80 years ago and staring two of the most celebrated actors of that time: Orson Wells and Joan  Fontaine, bright stars in the celluloid galaxy.

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