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Can it be, I Like Myself? Nope, I just like Gene Kelly.

Musical Magic…

The Comden and Green, MGM film It’s Always Fair Weather, bombed at the box office, and marked the end of the brilliant film partnership between Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, but the film has some truly endearing qualities and even earned Comden and Green an Oscar nom for original screenplay. 150 more words

Classic Film

Yojimbo (1961) & Sanjuro (1962): Double Feature

Loyalty is a driving force behind many of our actions. The bonds of friendship, family entanglements, workplace duties, and an overall sense of respect and love for fellow humans motivate a conglomerate of purposeful activities. 423 more words


Memory Lane: Topaz Parfait

Well, we’re back to that weedy, rutted path known as Memory Lane.

I do have a vague recollection of Topaz Parfait, because it’s one of those recipes where the flavor of the Jell-O clashes rather badly with the additional ingredients. 964 more words


Film 2 : Birth of a Nation 

Birth of a Nation (1915) dir D.W. Griffith. USA.

Griffith and “The Birth of a Nation” were no more enlightened than the America which produced them.

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The Tree of Wooden Clogs (1978)

Divisions and inequities between social classes have plagued the well-being of a multitude of societies for centuries. One major contributor to this boundary has been the wealthy profiting from the hard work of labourers. 480 more words


Tough Broads or... She Doesn't Need a Man

Feeling frustrated by the progress women have made in the United States?  Politics got you down?

  • Amazingly, in 2017, 104 women hold seats in Congress, making up just 19.4% of the 535 members.
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