Jack Martin script writer and movie reviewer

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“Ma chere Mademoiselle, it is with deepest pride and greatest pleasure that we welcome you tonight. And now we invite you to relax, let us pull up a chair as the dining room proudly presents – your dinner!”

Lumiere (Jerry Orbach) in Beauty and the Beast (1991, dirs. Gary Trousdale and Kirk Wise)


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This Week’s Movie Menu (18 – 24 December 2023)

This Week’s Movie Menu (18 – 24 December 2023)

Seven more sleeps until the big day… and in anticipation of the fast-incoming holiday, the usual load of new film releases is a lot lighter this week, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t any movies worth watching, whether it’s an aquatic superhero epic, or a romantic tale involving one of the greatest conductors of all time…

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