Archives: Films and Musicals

Love Story (1970)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Love Story (1970)

Love means never having to say you’re sorry

Love Story starring Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw. The film is considered one of the most romantic of all time by the American Film Institute (#9 on the list).

The theme from the Love Story film has become an enduring classic and has made this soundtrack a global best-seller in its own right. Written and composed by Francis Lai, it won Best Original Score at the Academy Awards, Golden Globe Awards and Grammy Awards in 1970.

 

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Oliver’s Story (1978)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Oliver’s Story (1978)

It takes someone very special to help you forget someone very special

The tender sequel to Love Story.

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Yellow Submarine (1968)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Yellow Submarine (1968)

The Beatle’s Yellow Submarine starring Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Once upon a time … or maybe twice, there was an unearthly paradise called Pepperland – a place where happiness and music reigned supreme. But all that was threatened when the terrible Blue Meanies declared war and sent in their army led by a menacing Flying Glove to destroy all that was good. Enter John, Paul, George and Ringo to save the day! Armed with little more than their humour, songs, and of course, their Yellow Submarine, the Fab Four tackle the rough seas ahead in an effort to bring down the evil forces of bluedom.

You don’t look Bluish!”

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R.P.M. (1970)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

R.P.M. (1970)

Starring Gary Lockwood, Anthony Quinn, Ann-Margret and Paul Winfield. Director: Stanley Kramer.

A laid-back college professor is made university president so he can deal with the demands of the student radicals who admire him.

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The Games (1970)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

The Games (1970)

Starring Michael Crawford and Ryan O’Neal. Directed by Michael Winner.

Four marathon runners (one from England, one from the U.S., a Czech and an Australian Aborigine) prepare to run in the Olympic games. The film follows each one and shows what their motivations are for running in the games.

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Jennifer On My Mind (1971)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Jennifer On My Mind (1971)

Marcus (Michael Brandon), a nice, rich, Jewish boy from New York City, meets and falls in love with Jennifer (Tippy Walker), a girl from Oyster Bay, while they are both in Venice. He follows her to her house on Long Island and ultimately to the top of a high-rise on the New Jersey Palisades, where begins a romantic reminiscence in extended flashbacks, that ultimately leads to tragedy. Noel Black (“Pretty Poison”) directed the film, and Erich Segal (“Love Story”) wrote it. Robert De Niro has a small role as a gypsy cab driver.

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A Change of Seasons (1980)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

A Change of Seasons (1980)

Starring Shirley MacLaine, Antony Hopkins and Bo Derek.

A self-centred university lecturer thinks it quite all right that he has taken one of his students as a lover, but is deeply hurt when his wife retaliates by taking a similar approach with a visiting carpenter. His announcement that he is off to the family holiday home for some skiing with his paramour is met by his wife insisting she and her young joiner go too, and the four set off for an awkward time in the snow.

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Man, Woman and Child (1983)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Man, Woman and Child (1983)

Starring Martin Sheen and Blythe Danner.

Could he choose between the family he loves and the son he never knew was his?

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Only Love (1998)

Films & Musicals

“…Ad hoc, ad loc, and quid pro quo, So little time so much to know.
The footnote for my nineteenth book,
this is my standard procedure for doing it, and while I compose it
I’m also reviewing it.”

Jeremy Boob
Yellow Submarine

Only Love (1998)

Starring Marisa Tomei and Rob Morrow.

A story of friendship, sacrifice and second chances.

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