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If The Graduate came out today, the advice given to Dustin Hoffman wouldn’t be “plastics” but “solar.” That’s where the economy needs to go, must go, will go. Countries that get there first will be the countries that survive the … Continue reading
He used one-liners from movies for everything. It was as if he never had an original thought, but could only regurgitate things he’d memorized. The strange thing was, it was always appropriate. It always worked in the context where he … Continue reading
Don’t you love the early bird matinee? If you go to a movie at 11 AM or noon, you can save a quarter on the admission price. Sunday at my local multiplex the early bird matinee for “Lee Daniels’ The … Continue reading
Silkies are seals who can shed their skin and walk the earth as women. If they want, they can slip back into their sealskin and become water creatures again. I saw The Secret of Roan Inish, a favorite movie, in … Continue reading
I entered the theater to watch “Much Ado About Nothing” and turned off the ringer on my phone. I stuffed the phone in my purse. A couple of hours later I dug it out to turn the ringer on. It … Continue reading
May I recommend the delightful movie Robot & Frank for your viewing pleasure. Frank is a retired second story man who suffers from Alzheimer’s. His son gets him a health care aide who is a robot. If you are sick … Continue reading
Down at the multiplex today, every movie ever made is showing, for one day only. The one I urge you to go see is “The Secret of Roan Inish.” Irish mythology, no violence, a beautiful story. Yep. Go see it. … Continue reading
The first lady of the United States presented the Oscar for best picture last night at the Oscars. She talked about how important the art and artists in Hollywood are to the country and the world. You know what? What … Continue reading
I love the movies. Movies have been hallmarks in my life, built my cultural background, provided thrills and joy, provoked thought, ignited discussion, and given me many a reusable line of dialog to apply in life’s daily situations. Yet, when … Continue reading