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Destination No Where –

It is the journey not the destination (some bumper stickers add the word stupid at the end of it but that seems redundant).  This pithy phrase is borrowed from a lot of different belief systems.  It has become cliché, however … Continue reading

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Holidazed –

During the holidaze one of my most favorite activities is switching on the TV and running smack into the beginning of one of the Lifetime for Women holiday movies. My favorites are the scenarios that include a brittle professional woman … Continue reading

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It’s A Wonderful Life –

I’ve watched It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) at least 15 times. How I feel about my own life and humanity in general colors how I judge the film from year to year. I have not watched it yet this holiday … Continue reading

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Things I Get Wrong –

Kevin Smith is a good filmmaker. I just watched Red State (2011) and as ambitious movies go that deal with right wing religious/politics, homeland security and the impact on due process, and then the smaller themes of self hatred, self … Continue reading

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All Hallows Eve –

My nephew Thorin (Kari’s son) will be a great scary movie companion at some point. We were at the Halloween store this past weekend and there are several interactive dioramas throughout the store. Including a life size little girl from … Continue reading

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What Goes Bump in the Night

I love most all types of horror movies. Recently I have been pulled toward zombie, and the more specific infection, stories. I liked I am Legend (2009) – an infection movie starring Will Smith – the first time I saw … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah –

As monster movies go Jaws (1975) tops my list. The killing machine that threatened the little island community of Amity was shot on Martha’s Vineyard. The first time we see the shark’s jaws – which is about a third of … Continue reading

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