Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Dir. Nicholas Meyer. Starring William Shatner, DeForest Kelley, Christopher Plummer It’s a little hard to love the execution of The Undiscovered Country, a movie which throws quotes from Shakespeare around with total abandon in lieu of actualy dialogue—which suffers from a lack of any really good scenes between the one where Kirk (Shatner) and McCoy (Kelley)… Read More Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)

Songs from Musicals: #32, “The Sound of Music,” from “The Sound of Music”

Honorable mentions: “Something Good,” “Edelweiss” The Sound of Music, your mother’s and my mother’s favorite musical. I think as soon as a woman with kids turns forty – maybe even thirty-five – she gravitates inexorably towards the Julie Andrews film, which won Best Picture a year after #33, four years after #43, and seven years… Read More Songs from Musicals: #32, “The Sound of Music,” from “The Sound of Music”