The Deathly Hallows

Welcome to the 31st edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Risen (2016).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 (2010), rated M for fantasy themes and violence Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 (2011), rated M for fantasy themes and violence Those … Continue reading The Deathly Hallows

The Ten Commandments

Welcome to the 31st edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: The Ten Commandments (1956), rated PG for low level coarse language That of course is the Australian rating; in the … Continue reading The Ten Commandments

Harry Potter 3 & 4

Welcome to the 29th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), rated PG for some fantasy scenes may frighten young children Harry Potter and … Continue reading Harry Potter 3 & 4

Titanic

Welcome to the 27th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Home Alone 4 (2002).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Titanic (1997), rated M for mature themes and coarse language (in Australia) That of course is the Australian rating; in the United States, it's rated PG-13 for disaster related peril and violence, nudity, … Continue reading Titanic

Home Alone 4

J-M's History Corner

Welcome to the 26th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) and Home Alone 3 (1997).  This fortnight, I’m reviewing:

  • Home Alone 4 (2002), rated PG for low level violence

That is of course the Australian rating; in the United States, it’s not rated.

As usual, I’ll give the trailer and a clip at the end.

And as usual, I’ll offer the following disclaimer, just in case:

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.  PROCEED AT OWN RISK!

Home Alone 4

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I love the first 3 Home Alone – as evidenced by my reviews – and am definitely in the minority in defending Home Alone 3.  Unfortunately, the 4th installment – subtitled Taking Back the House in America – is arguably one of my biggest film disappointments.

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A year or 2 after Home Alone 2, Peter and Kate…

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Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

J-M's History Corner

Welcome to the 24th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts.  Last fortnight, I reviewed Home Alone (1990).  This fortnight, I’m reviewing:

  • Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker (2019), rated M for science fiction violence

That of course is the Australian rating; in the United States, it’s rated PG-13 for sci-fi violence and action.

As usual, I’ll include the trailer at the end – and a clip, IF I can find one (and this early into this release, that’s no guarantee).

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS AHEAD.  PROCEED AT OWN RISK.

Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

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The Skywalker Saga has finally come to an end… for the 3rd time!  (This is the absolute final time… apparently.)  In 1983, it seemed – for years to come – that the saga had finally ended with Return of the Jedi.  Then, 16 years later the Prequels came…

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Home Alone

Welcome to the 23rd edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Frozen (2013) and Frozen II (2019).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Home Alone (1990), rated PG for mild violence and coarse language That, of course, is the Australian rating; in the United States, it's rated. As usual, I'll give the trailer and … Continue reading Home Alone

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Welcome to the 21st edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Rogue One (2016) and Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), rated M for science fiction violence That is the Australian rating; in the United States, it's rated PG-13 … Continue reading Solo: A Star Wars Story

Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Welcome to the 19th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight, I reviewed Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (2005).  This fortnight I'm reviewing: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015), rated M for science fiction themes and violence That's the Australian rating; in the United States, it's rated  … Continue reading Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens

Star Wars I & II

Welcome to the 17th edition of My Fortnightly Movie/TV Thoughts!  Last fortnight I reviewed Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).  This fortnight, I'm reviewing: Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999), rated PG for mild violence Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (2002), rated PG for … Continue reading Star Wars I & II