Talking Casablanca (1942) on The Movie Palace Podcast

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Catch the latest episode of The Movie Palace podcast, where you’ll hear the show’s host Carl Sweeney and I discuss one of our favorite movies, Casablanca. Many thanks to Carl for having me as a guest. Hope you enjoy the show!


The Best Movies of 2018: #11-20

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In an earlier post, I mentioned that I both love and hate lists. I love making them, but I hate that people (including myself) tend to consider lists inflexible, rigid, carved in stone. Since my tastes are so fluid, so is my list. My #20 pick might be my #3 later today. Numbers and tastes change, so my Best of 2018 list appears in alphabetical order. But I am separating my “Top 10” from the rest of the pack, so today will begin with my “#11 through 20” list.

Calling this a “Best of” list is something of a misnomer. I think all of these films are good, some very good, but probably only a few of them are great. Many of these films made me think and some of them challenged me in ways that make me uncomfortable. When you can’t stop thinking about a movie, it’s worked its magic on you. And some of these films I simply had fun watching. 

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