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Gilbert Speaks on “Annabelle: Creation”

17 Aug

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My daughter recently asked me to go see the newest Annabelle film with her and my grandson, Nathan. I love horror movies, but I was really surprised that my daughter wanted to see this film especially since she’s leery of dolls and clowns. Rere grew up with her share of dolls, but they were usually the cute baby dolls or the well-known Barbie dolls. Settled in our reclining seats, and with enough popcorn and candy to give us the supreme sugar high, we waited for the film to start. Did the film live up to the promised screams? Meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Contracted”

7 Aug

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When I do too much running around, my immune system crashes, and I need to spend an entire day doing nothing…except watching shows that I’d normally not have time or the inclination to watch. Flipping through the stations, I came upon a film called Contracted. I was curious about the title and decided to watch. Did it meet my expectations? Grab a condom and meet me after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Beauty and the Boss”

1 Aug

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I’m always searching for old films for my Granny Insomnia Theatre Collection. I’ve found quite a racy one recently. I’m all for romance and sex, but never expected to be floored with the conversation and innuendos of such an old film. I had forgotten that this film was made before the pre-code was set up by the film industry’s clucking prunes. What did I like about Beauty and the Boss? Grab your steno book and follow me Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “The 9th Life of Louis Drax”

15 Jul

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I found the newest addition to my Granny’s Insomnia Theatre Collection. It begins with the death of a child, but don’t let that dissuade you from watching this magical thriller. Can Louis find a way to tell the staff of the Coma Unit what really happened to him? Find out after the jump. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on The Keepers: Who Killed Sister Cathy

2 Jul

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Absolute power corrupts absolutely, especially if that power hides behind a religious collar. The Roman Catholic Church never expected the victims of sexual abuse to come forth and tell their stories. But when these poor victims did, all hell broke loose. Who is Sister Cathy Cesnik and why should we do everything in our power to punish not only her killer, but the church that allowed the crime to go unpunished? This true story has many disturbing parts. Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on “Wonder Woman” in Today’s Society

15 Jun

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Wonder Woman has been around for a long time: first in comic books, then on television with the beautiful Lynda Carter. Princess Diana has been featured in three live action films: a television film that starred Cathy Lee Crosby; the 2016’s Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice; and the newest film to feature Princess Diana. Why did the Wonder Woman film touch the goddess within me and millions of other women? Meet me after the jump Continue reading

Gilbert Speaks on M. Night Shyamalan’s Film, Split

3 Jun

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Yea, I know! I’m really late with my review of “Split” but I’ve only just seen it on Comcast’s Demand. Why did I wait so long to see this film? I have no idea. But, having finally seen it, I’ve got plenty to say. Meet me after the jump for the review. Continue reading