Category Archives: Movies

Hymn to the Fallen

  On this Veteran’s Day, I was remembering the opening scene from the movie Saving Private Ryan.       I want to comment on this opening. I remember seeing this in the theater and sensed that this was not … Continue reading

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Cane Toads: The Conquest

  Oh yeah “Ooh, aah”, that’s how it always starts. But then there’s running and screaming. Ian Malcolm The Lost World: Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton I have read a lot of Michael Crichton novels. One of the hallmarks of … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

  The National Security Agency’s response to the public outcry about how they are currently operating should go like this: “What the hell are you bitching about? You people cannot recognize boundaries either. We hope you enjoyed the latest batch … Continue reading

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Blood Simple

I am renewing my interest in low budget movies. Also the first movies made by certain filmmakers. I am interested in their “starting points”. I want to see what they did “creatively” when they did not have a deep checkbook … Continue reading

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Finding Joe

There may be a point in which information is too accessible. I am not calling for censorship or regulation. It is very easy to get to with a few mouse clicks and keystrokes to get it. I remember when having … Continue reading

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