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BLACKBEARD’S GHOST directed by Robert Stevenson  (USA, 1968)

What was your favourite movie when you were 10?

At that age, my tastes were strongly dictated by Disney so mine would have been a toss-up between Jungle Book and Blackbeard’s Ghost. 271 more words


Classic Hollywood Birthdays

Ruth Dwyer, actress (1898-1978)

Dean Jones, actor (1931- )

Classic Hollywood Birthdays


This entry for Christmas Carol-A-Thon 2014 is a true oddity. It’s not so much a “love it or hate it” version of the Dickens classic so much as it’s a “like it or ridicule it” version, due entirely to the forced religious slant. 647 more words

Balladeer's Blog

The Return of Wilby Daniels

Decades in the making, it is time to complete one of the greatest film trilogies of all time.
Sure, most people don’t think of it as a trilogy, yet, because there have only been two films so far (not counting the horrible remakes), but trust me, it is destined to be a trilogy. 477 more words


HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 (2014) - My rating: 6/10

Horrible Bosses 2 is more like a horrible movie too.  While I’m not a fan of slap stick comedy, I did like the first Horrible Bosses. 213 more words


Can this time the mighty South Africans pull off their choking label ? See what former cricket legend Dean Jones thinks of that

Before there was Michael Bevan or MS Dhoni, there was Dean Jones, the original ODI maestro. Making his debut in 1984, barely a decade after the format was introduced at the international level and had few stars, Jones went on to become one of the pioneers of modern ODI batting as he compiled 6068 ODI runs from 164 matches at an average of 44.61 and at the time, a rapid strike rate of 72.56 with 7 centuries. 2,763 more words


The truth about Okee Dokee Brothers Music!

I’m usually not one for writing expose’ pieces but I can hold quiet no longer.  There are a few bands out there posing as “kiddie” bands of which I won’t mention but one band in particular MUST BE EXPOSED!  278 more words