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The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 306   478 more words


To Put Away Childish Things

Clump #208:  Clear out basement toys; decide what to keep.  Day four of 30-day challenge.  No time … no energy?  No excuses!

This has been one of those days I found myself wishing I had never declared a 30-day challenge. 337 more words

Paper Moon (1973)

Peter Bogdanovich’s grim comedy about the Depression, in which Tatum O’Neal’s raw-mouthed orphan latches onto Ryan O’Neal’s fumbling, Bible-hawking con man (more out of hope for love, home, and a sense of belonging than for loot), has a formidable period thrust. 102 more words



I’ll never forget the day my boyfriend (now husband) came to me super excited about, in his words, “the funniest movie he’s seen” and there’s another showing in half an hour!.   614 more words

Film History

“Roll, Roll, Roll In Ze Hay!”

At the time of its release Young Frankenstein (1974) scored rave reviews, not to mention bringing in big bucks at the box office, and it’s since been enshrined as one of the greatest comedies of all time. 558 more words

Crime Time!

High Anxiety

PLOT (spoiler alert!!!):

The story begins at Los Angeles airport, where Dr. Richard Thorndyke (Mel Brooks) has several odd encounters (such as a homosexual man disguised as a police officer). 1,254 more words

Movie Reviews

An American Tail (1986)

Somewhere…out there…there is a pigeon with a French accent constructing the Statue of Liberty. 385 more words