Pelish at the Movies – ‘The Goldfinch’

Which brings us to The Goldfinch. This Pulitzer Prize winning novel was not admired by the cultural literati. The film is even less admired. The majority of critics have slaughtered this film. I cannot share their negative opinion of this rather clever if somewhat overlong mystery. While it may not be profound it is most certainly entertaining.

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Lawrence of Arabia Is Returning to Reno Movie Theaters

The greatest motion picture epic ever made, Lawrence of Arabia, will be back with us September 1st and 4th. Except for the child actor Michel Rey the cast has all passed away, but what a cast it was. Peter O’Toole played Lawrence. The cast included Alec Guinness as Faisal, Anthony Quinn as the pragmatic, grasping Auda abu Tayi, José Ferrer as the homosexual Turkish commander, Anthony Quayle, Claude Rains, Arthur Kennedy, and Omar Sharif as Sherif Ali.

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Pelish at the Movies ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’

Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is a nostalgic journey back to the Hollywood of fifty years ago. By his own standards, this is a lovingly recreated fairy tale of a Hollywood that is dead and gone. But it is not an exploration of what is true but rather an explanation of what we wish was true. It is an instant classic. People will be talking about this film for a very long time. At 2 hours 41 minutes, you will require stamina to sit through it.

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