Category Archives: Movie of the Week

June 16, 2014

Movie of the Week: Donovan’s Reef (1963)

Stars: John Wayne, Lee Marvin, Elizabeth Allen. ‘Guns’ Donovan prefers carousing with his pals Doc Dedham and ‘Boats’ Gilhooley, until Dedham’s high-society daughter Amelia shows up in their South Seas paradise.

Click here to watch Donovan’s Reef.


May 20, 2014

Movie of the Week – Hillary: The Movie (2008)

Hillary: The Movie is a 2008 political documentary about United States Senator and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. It was produced by Citizens United. The film was scheduled to be offered as video-on-demand on cable TV right before the Democratic primaries in January 2008, but the federal government blocked it. The blocking of the film’s airing was the subject of the court case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. The documentary interviewed various conservative figures such as Dick Morris and Ann Coulter and reviewed various scandals which Hillary Clinton allegedly participated in, such as the White House travel office controversy, White House FBI files controversy, Whitewater controversy, and cattle future controversy.


May 8, 2014

Movie of the Week: Dreams from My Real Father (2012)

At age 18, Barack Obama admittedly arrived at Occidental College a committed revolutionary Marxist. What was the source of Obama’s foundation in Marxism? Throughout his 2008 Presidential campaign and term in office, questions have been raised regarding Barack Obama’s family background, economic philosophy, and fundamental political ideology.


May 1, 2014

Movie of the Week: The Weather Underground (2003)

“Hello. I’m going to read a declaration of a state of war… Within the next 14 days we will attack a symbol or institution of American injustice.” — Bernardine Dohrn


April 17, 2014

Movie of the Week: Citizen Kane (1941)

Director: Orson Welles. Stars: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead, Ruth Warrick, Ray Collins. Following the death of a publishing tycoon, news reporters scramble to discover the meaning of his final utterance.


April 11, 2014

Movie of the Week: Deliverance (1972)

Stars: Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Ed Ramey, Billy Redden, Seamon Glass. Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it’s turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they’ll never forget into the dangerous American back-country.

Watch Deliverance here.


March 30, 2014

Movie of the Week: Gran Torino (2008)

Director: Clint Eastwood. Stars: Clint Eastwood, Christopher Carley, Bee Vang, Ahney Her, Brian Haley, Geraldine Hughes. Disgruntled Korean War vet Walt Kowalski sets out to reform his neighbor, a young Hmong teenager, who tried to steal Kowalski’s prized possession: his 1972 Gran Torino.


March 17, 2014

Movie of the Week: Darby O’Gill and the Little People (1960)

Stars: Albert Sharpe, Janet Munro, Sean Connery, Jimmy O’Dea, Kieron Moore, Estelle Winwood. A wily old codger matches wits with the king of the leprechauns and helps play matchmaker for his daughter and the strapping lad who has replaced him as caretaker.


January 27, 2014

Movie of the Week: The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton. Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.


January 19, 2014

Movie of the Week: The African Queen (1951)

Stars: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull, Theodore Bikel, Walter Gotell, Peter Swanwick, Richard Marner. In Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.