Run Time: Sunset (1988)

Here is an experimental addition to ‘OnFalcons’ -a column for the films that fall between the podcasting cracks. Brief blurbs, be they critiques or mental memos, all spurned by the film seen here. And the catch? I’m allowed only one word per minute of film. Nothing more.

Run Time: Murphy’s Romance (1985)

“Last week, upon news of James Garner’s death, I rented two titles I’d long intended to try out -both of which with Garner attached. It shocked me how little I’d actually seen of his work: Maverick (the ’94 film), The Notebook, Space Cowboys, The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Atlantis: The Lost Empire, and…

Daisy Dukes: Jungle Rhythm (1929)

Disney seems to officially be scraping near the bottom of the creative barrel. While not bad, Jungle Rhythm offers nothing to the Disney universe except an exotic location for Mickey to abuse animals and bang on shit ’til music comes out. On the soundtrack is ‘Do Your Ears Hang Low’ and ‘Yankee Doodle’. ‘Yankee Doodle’…

Daisy Dukes: Wild Waves (1929)

Visiting the beach, Minnie is swept into the ocean by a rogue wave. Lifeguard Mickey saves her life and afterwards cheers her up via musical performance, incorporating surrounding beach animals. At this point, the ‘instrumental improv’ shtick is typical Disney -SO expected, in fact, that a short sans revue would feel …wrong. Off. A bit…