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You’ll never walk alo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ne …

Dear Friends, So, quick update … I was laid off from my job back in March.  After I did the obligatory Feeling Sorry for Myself portion of the Job Loss Grief Process (which did involve a lot of tears and … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: “Beowulf” (1999)

Oy.  A white-haired Christopher Lambert gives us his half-blind myopic stare and a grunty voice while his gymastically-inclined stunt double goes flipping all over the place.  This version of Beowulf is more Mad Max than anything else except there are … Continue reading

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MINI MOVIE REVIEW: Flight (2012)

Bob Zemeckis gives us another great movie with Denzel Washington as a very, very broken man.  Kelly Reilly is fantastic as a very, very broken woman.  The plane is also totally broken, even before it crashes.  The film is brilliant, … Continue reading

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WDLS WED: In Honor of His Birthday, an Image of the Hubster as a Young Boy.

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How Did You People Find Me, Anyway?

Dear Friends, So normally you see me yip in the space about movies, and sometimes you get to have some insight into the kind of communication that keeps a marriage between a former (mildly insane) scenic artist and a current … Continue reading

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TH13: What I Learned from Watching “Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks” (1973)

1. Any time you see “A Harry Novak Production” credit, you know you’re in for some hellaciously bad stuff. 2. So … It’s the mid-nineteenth century, but there are Neanderthals running around. Sure, why not? 3. Tempera paints make the … Continue reading

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TH13: What I Learned From Watching “White Pongo” (1945)

If you see that a movie’s been directed by Sam Newfield (or Sigmund Neufeld), turn off the movie and back slowly away. Dark African landscape looks just like a deciduous Californian backlot.  With an occasional palmetto. Africa not only has … Continue reading

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