Movie Notes: To Kill A Mockingbird

January 16, 2011

To Kill A Mockingbird


In a small Alabama town during the Great Depression, Lawyer Atticus Finch (Gregory Peck) represents Tom Robinson, a man accused of rape. Based on an autobiographical novel.

Movie Notes: The Wizard Of Oz

January 8, 2011

The Wizard Of Oz


After Dorothy’s mean neighbor vows to send pet Toto to the pound, a tornado transports Dorothy (Judy Garland) to the bizarre fantasy land of Oz.

Movie Notes: Mr. Smith Goes To Washington

December 29, 2010

Mr. Smith Goes To Washington


After a senator’s death, idealistic neophyte Jefferson Smith (James Stewart) is appointed as his replacement.

Movie Notes: Some Like It Hot

December 25, 2010

Some Like It Hot


Musicians Joe (Tony Curtis) and Jerry (Jack Lemmon) witness a mob hit, and go into hiding as women in an all-girl jazz band.

Movie Notes: The Grapes Of Wrath

December 23, 2010

The Grapes Of Wrath


During the 1930s, ex-con Tom Joad (Henry Fonda) returns home to find his sharecropper family destitute and leaving Oklahoma for a better life in California.