Category Archives: Movies

filmy, but not always slimy.

Could Angelina be one of the 12 Monkeys?

If you could travel back in time, and ran into yourself as a kid, would it influence your life to come? What if you witnessed – as a kid – the death of someone, and that person turned out to … Continue reading

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Molehills, Mountains, Clint Eastwood, and the Eiger.

Don’t ask – it’s a long story – but I’ve been doing some research on an area of the Swiss Alps. Mountain climbing country. One of the peaks near a community called Grindelwald is called the Eiger, once considered an … Continue reading

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TV and the Memory Blast.

I happened to catch Woodstock the other night. Don’t know the channel or network, and I came in late. One of those channel-flipping things. When I recognized what it was, it was during a documentary portion where local residents were … Continue reading

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Cinema grit: It’s true.

Forgive me, Laura. Despite your devotion to him, I was never a John Wayne fan, likely predicated on my less-than-passing interest in Westerns – Clint Eastwood’s Unforgiven notwithstanding. Given my predisposition, I never watched the original True Grit. I never … Continue reading

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