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Below are images from "THE DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL", the 2008 remake of the 1951 science-fiction movie.  Based on the Harry Bates 1940 short story, "Farewell to the Master" and directed by Scott Derrickson, the movie starred Keanu Reeves and Jennifer Connelly: Read more...Collapse )

St. Paul Sandwich



Below is an article about the dish known as St. Paul Sandwich: Read more...Collapse )

"AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS" (2004) Review

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Below is my review of Disney's 2004 adaptation of Jules Verne's novel called "AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS": Read more...Collapse )

TV Tropes and Michael Dawson




TV TROPES AND MICHAEL DAWSON

While reading the TV TROPES site on Heroic BSOD for Live Action television series, I read this passage about the Michael Dawson character from "LOST": Read more...Collapse )

"THE NICE GUYS" (2016) Review




"THE NICE GUYS" (2016) Review

The 2016 summer movie season has proven to be somewhat dismal. I cannot recall a remake of television or previous movie with an original twist. Worst, most of the movies seemed to be nothing more than sequels. And if I must be brutally frank, not very good ones. But I have only come across two movies that struck me as completely original. One of them is the period action comedy, "THE NICE GUYS". Read more...Collapse )
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Below are images from "INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE", the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster, "INDEPENDENCE DAY". Directed by Roland Emmerich, the movie stars Liam Hemsworth, Jeff Goldblum, Jessie T. Usher and Bill Pullman: Read more...Collapse )

"MAD MEN: Sex and Bobbie Barrett"




"MAD MEN: SEX AND BOBBIE BARRETT"

The fans’ reaction to the character of Bobbie Barrett during Season Two of "MAD MEN" have always intrigued me. In this day and age – namely the early 21st century – I never understood why they held her in such a low regard. Let me explain. Read more...Collapse )

"LIFE WITH FATHER" (1947) Review

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"LIFE WITH FATHER" (1947) Review

Warner Brothers is the last studio I would associate with a heartwarming family comedy set in the 19th century. At least the Warner Brothers of the 1940s. And yet, the studio did exactly that when it adapted Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse's 1939 play, "Life With Father", which happened to be an adaptation of Clarence Day's 1935 novel. Read more...Collapse )

"SADIE McKEE" (1934) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "SADIE McKEE", the 1934 adaptation of Viña Delmar's 1933 short story, "Pretty Sadie McKee". Directed by Clarence Brown, the movie starred Joan Crawford, Franchot Tone and Edward Arnold: Read more...Collapse )

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