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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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A Comedy with a Double Meaning

A Futile and Stupid Gesture (2018) Dir: David Wain Stars: Will Forte, Domhnall Gleason, Matt Walsh, Emmy Rossum and Joel McHale This super-fun comedy is available right now on Netflix, and there are several things it has going for it.  … Continue reading

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Living Through the Darkest Hour

Darkest Hour (2017) Dir: Joe Wright Stars: Gary Oldman, Stephan Dillane, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn and Lily James With the Academy Award nominations nearly upon us, I feel like it’s a great time to talk about Darkest Hour.  There … Continue reading

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I’m Not Letting You Throw Me Out of This Family

The Big Sick (2017) Dir: Michael Showalter Stars: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano and Kurt Braunohler This film is one of the most celebrated independent films of last year, and having seen it, I can tell why.  … Continue reading

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Icarus’ Wings Have Already Burned

Icarus (2017) Dir: Bryan Fogel Stars: Bryan Fogel, Grigory Rodchenkov – and many other real-life characters I remember listening to sports radio years ago – I think it was Dan Patrick, but don’t quote me – and there had been a … Continue reading

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Part 1 – Deadline’s 7th Annual “The Contenders,” A Prelude to Awards Season

*** Special Post *** Last Saturday, November 4, I had the opportunity to attend The Contenders, which is an all day presentation hosted by the trade publication, Deadline.  A variety of interviewers welcomed a legion of Hollywood actors, directors, producers, … Continue reading

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The Madness Surrounding Murder

1922 (2017) Dir: Zak Hilditch Stars: Thomas Jane, Molly Parker, Dylan Schmid, Kaitlyn Bernard and Neal McDonough I saw the trailer for this new Netflix film a couple weeks ago, and this week I finally got a chance to see … Continue reading

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