Monthly Archives: March 2013

if I could unvote for Obama, I would

Many of our president’s decisions have troubled me.  But last night when he signed the Monsanto Protection Act, I pretty much lost whatever respect for him I had left.  Over 250,000 Americans asked him to veto it; he signed without … Continue reading

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a positive review

for The Hobbit, which we saw at a movie theater yesterday.  On any other Monday at 1:20 we’d be the only ones in the theater, but, unfortunately, I dragged us to the movies on public school spring break.  The line to … Continue reading

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Cowboy movies bum me out

I had forgotten this for years, but they do.  Something about recreating violent places in America’s past.  We watched Appaloosa the other night, a Western starring and directed by Ed Harris, and, I’ll partially review the actual movie (which was … Continue reading

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vernal equinox

is tonight.  Enjoy this shifting of the heavens.

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Dressing Room

is a sweet online journal put together by Meg Johnson.  She published a piece I wrote in Issue Three; thank you Meg.

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the next

review I write will be positive, I promise.  Mainly because I won’t willingly watch another bad movie, not for a week at least.  Also, I’m going to try to put together a portfolio of movie reviews, in the hopes of … Continue reading

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“Angels and Demons”

Because of the recent surprise Papal resignation and subsequent election at the Vatican, we checked “Angels and Demons” out of the library yesterday and watched it last night.  And so I must break my vow to lay off the bad … Continue reading

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on confidence

While watching “Indiana Jones: the Temple of Doom,” the other night, I couldn’t help but realize what a bad movie it is.  When I first saw it, as a kid in the eighties, I was not yet a seasoned critic, … Continue reading

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Eduardian sets

in movies interest me very much.  Last night I watched one of my top three favorite Disney movies, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang,” paying particular attention to the hats, dresses, and furniture.  First there are some wonderful early grand prix scenes—1907, … Continue reading

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