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Giving Thanks for the Underdog

Rocky (1976) *** Burke Favorite *** Dir: John G. Avildsen Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers and Burgess Meredith This American film classic is the perfect punctuation to your Thanksgiving holiday, and we here at ronhamprod.com are … Continue reading

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An Unnerving Demonstration of the Pavlov Experiment

Hereditary (2018) Dir: Ari Aster Stars: Toni Collette, Gabriel Bryne, Alex Wolff, Milly Shapiro and Ann Dowd As horror movies go, Hereditary is a legitimate entry in the genre.  Anyone who knows this blog understands that horror is not my … Continue reading

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His Maximum Effort Persists

Deadpool 2 (2018) Dir: David Leitch Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Julian Dennison, Zazie Beetz, Morena Baccarin and Karan Soni So, I haven’t gotten a blog in yet on Inception.  I did get one out for Darkest Hour.  And, I … Continue reading

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So, um… Smoking Is Bad for Us?

SKIP – The Killing of a Sacred Deer Dir: Lorgos Lanthimos Stars: Colin Farrell, Nicole Kidman, Bill Camp, Alicia Silverstone and Barry Keoghan, who played the kid who dies on the boat in Dunkirk In reference to the title of … Continue reading

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Why I Love Film – The Narrow Margin on TCM

The Narrow Margin Dir: Richard Fleischer Stars: Charles McGraw, Marie Windsor, Jacqueline White, David Clarke, Don Beddoe and Paul Maxey With the summer movie season already upon us thanks to the record breaking Avengers: Infinity War‘s release in late April, … Continue reading

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“You are so sly… but, so am I.”

Manhunter (1986) Dir: Michael Mann Stars: William Petersen, Kim Greist, Tom Noonan, Brian Cox, Dennis Farina and Joan Allen I’ll probably never forget the first time I saw Manhunter.  I was in high school, and it was a really weird … Continue reading

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If King Arthur Played Baseball…

The Natural (1984) Dir: Barry Levinson Cast: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Wilford Brimley, Kim Basinger, Michael Madsen, Robert Prosky, Richard Farnsworth, Barbara Hershey, Glenn Close and Darren McGavin *** Burke Favorite *** When asked by a befuddled and confused Elmer Fudd … Continue reading

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This St. Patty’s Day, We Ask – “Kwoup?” or, “Appeah?”

The Departed (2006) *** Burke Favorite *** Dir: Martin Scorsese Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Mark Wahlberg, Adam Baldwin, Ray Winstone, Vera Farmiga, Martin Sheen, James Badge Dale, and Jack Nicolson For anyone who has seen Best Picture winner The … Continue reading

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Our Second Annual – Top Ten Films of 2017

The Top Ten Films of 2017 – A Summary of Each, and Reminder Re: #10 An Annual Ronhamprod.com Presentation Welcome to ronhamprod.com’s second annual list of the best films from last year, as always, in preparation of the Academy Awards … Continue reading

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Should We Play Monopoly, Jenga, Scrabble – or Something More Intense?

Game Night (2018) Dir: John Francis Daley & Jonathan Goldstein Stars: Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler, Michael C. Hall and Jesse Plemmons Let me ask you this – what was the last comedy you saw, in theaters, that made … Continue reading

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