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The Purple Prince

The first time I heard Prince was on VH1 Classic. It was a television channel that showed old music videos.  I can’t remember what age I was but I was probably around twelve or thirteen. 283 more words


The Limey (1999)

2016 #72
Steven Soderbergh | 89 mins | streaming (HD) | 16:9 | USA / English | 18 / R

There’s an argument to be made that, from a cinematic perspective, mainstream US cinema these days is boring. 779 more words



Before watching the movie:

Why haven’t I seen this movie? Well, it’s PG-13, and I was ten or eleven when it came out. But why haven’t I seen it since? 684 more words


#TBT: Millennium New Year's resolutions

With “1999” recently in my head (see previous post), I looked into my journals and found a journal entry from New Year’s Day 2000. More than 16 years and although there’s been lots of changes in my life since (marriage, three kids and all that comes along with that), it almost sounds like I could have written it yesterday. 296 more words



This will be quick.


He was brilliant.

Talented beyond normal amounts of talent.

He lived his life. And now he’s gone.

His legacy is being poured out by those all around me. 278 more words

Election (1999)

2016 #74
Alexander Payne | 103 mins | streaming (HD) | 2.35:1 | USA / English | 15 / R

The third feature (but first you’re likely to have heard of) by writer-director Alexander Payne ( 475 more words

4 Stars


Still can’t believe he’s gone.