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The Young in Heart (1938)

The Young in Heart is a delightful, though not well known, film about a family of sophisticated, charming con artists who are out to insinuate themselves into the home (and become heirs) of a lonely and wealthy old lady by pretending to be a responsible, hard-working and exceedingly honest family who, out of the goodness of their hearts, are befriending her. 957 more words

Comedy

Throwback Trailer: Hold That Ghost (1941)

Two service-station owners witness the death of a notorious gangster and inherit his estate.

Throwback Trailer

The Small Stuff

Laundry. Cleaning the bathrooms. Doing the dishes. Emptying the Diaper Genie. These are certainly far from exciting ways to spend one’s early Friday evening. Yet that is what I observed today as mom scurried around the house dusting and tidying and picking up. 330 more words

Man's Best Friend

Life's a Journey

“It’s just your perspective. It doesn’t matter where it is in the sky or where you are in the world. If you put your hand up and close one of your eyes, it’s never bigger than your thumb.”

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Life

31 Days of Horror: Terror-Thon at the Somerville Theatre Film #3: The Creature From the Black Lagoon 3D (1954)

I love me some Gill-man. I’ve seen it many times, but never on the big screen and never in 3D. Jack Arnold (The Incredible Shrinking Man, It Came From Outer Space) directed a terrific film about a bunch of asshats who come to Gilly’s (I call him Gilly. 233 more words

Reviews

Daily Book: 'Don't Sweat the Small Stuff and It's All Small Stuff' by Richard Carlson

I’ve had this book kicking around for quite a while and I’m finally going to read it (mostly) daily and I’ll post a short bit here when I do. 11 more words

Non-Fiction