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Practical Proverbial, from 1 Thessalonians, 22 May 2018

For God did not appoint us to suffer wrath but to receive salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ.  1 Thessalonians 5:9 (NIV).

Last night I watched “Platoon.”   Best Picture of 1986.   462 more words

Casablanca (1942)

Major Strasser: Are you one of those people who cannot imagine the Germans in their beloved Paris?

Rick: It’s not particularly my beloved Paris.

Heinz: …

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Million Dollar Baby: The Best Sports Movie

From a very young age, we’re all told that life is not fair. It just isn’t, so pull up your big boy pants and get to living. 2,303 more words

Ranking the Worst Movies that Won Best Picture

Sometimes movies age like wine. We come to admire them more with time. Often when we look back, it is only the very best movies, and the very best movies, that are remembered from the past. 1,404 more words


Midnight Cowboy, a film directed by John Schlesinger, 1969; Drama

Ahhh…New York City. I once had dreams of living there, dreams of acting on a Broadway stage. When I heard Sinatra sing, “If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” I would get chills. 1,406 more words


Unforgiven: Eastwood's Best Western

Outside of the American Revolution, there is no other period in American history that is subject to so much embellishment as the westward expansion of our continent. 2,039 more words

Best Picture - 1973

Official Nominations: The Exorcist. American Graffiti. The Sting. Cries And Whispers. A Touch Of Class

This was another year where we have clear front-runners and a couple of films which stood no chance of winning. 691 more words

The Oscars