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Watchmen (2009)

An eye-popping, jaw-dropping & breath-stopping blend of filmmaking art & big-budget entertainment that’s accomplished on both technical & narrative scale, Watchmen is one of the greatest adaptations of a graphic novel on the silver screen as it not only manages to translate the feel, texture, tone & essence of its source material on the film canvas in their absolute form but also happens to be the most thematically rich of all the films that have surfaced in the superhero genre of cinema so far. 468 more words

Film Review

The Spring, 2009-12-06

This image is an ancient Roman fresco from Stabiae (a town near Pompeii that got destroyed at the same time). It’s very beautiful, but man was it difficult! 49 more words

Jigsaw Puzzles

Temple of Concordia, Agrigento, 2009-11-29

I used to get all the puzzles I could find with images related to ancient Greece and Rome. (Before I became an engineer I studied Latin and ancient Greek.) Sometimes this got me into some unpleasant puzzling experiences, but this was nice, if conventional. 12 more words

Jigsaw Puzzles

April 14 in San Antonio history...

1880
Anthony Dominic Pellicer, the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of San Antonio, dies.

1963
The first Starving Artist art show is organized by Rev. 26 more words

Texana

Moonshot (2009)

Director: Richard Dale

Writer: Tony Basgallop (Screenplay)

Starring: Daniel Lapaine, James Marsters, Andrew Lincoln, Nigel Whitmey, William Hope, Anna Maxwell Martin

 

Plot: The story leading up to the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing launch. 506 more words

Drama

Acropolis, 2009-03-09

Again a puzzle that’s missing from my records, so completion date is actually the date I took the photo.

My first and so far only D-Toys puzzle. 90 more words

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