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Bait And Switch

Over the past number of years, I’ve made more than a few passing references to the problems I’ve been having with my right knee. But as I’ve been taking my time coming around to accepting that I would kneed a knee replacement, my body pulled a fast one on me.   558 more words

"Cocaine: One Man's Seduction" (1983)

Vintage TV “just say no” propaganda focused largely on marijuana, only occasionally giving proper acknowledgment to cocaine, the real star of 70s and 80s drug culture. 1,088 more words

Feature Length Follies

Kentucky Jones

Dennis Weaver played Kenneth Yarborough, a horse trainer turned veterinarian who operated a forty acre ranch in southern California on the medical drama KENTUCKY JONES/NBC/1964-65. 24 more words

California

"Don't Go to Sleep" (1982)

When watching a TV show like The Walking Dead, I’m endlessly amazed at how much blood and gore they’re allowed to get away with. People have been beheaded, disemboweled, torn in half, brutally beaten to death, and, of course, eaten by zombies, all on screen, sparing the audience nothing. 1,148 more words

Feature Length Follies

Storm Fear (1955)

A gang of bank robbers on the run hold up at a farm just as a winter storm hits the area forcing the criminals to play tough with the family living within. 683 more words

Daily Take

Spiel on Spielberg: DUEL (1971)

By Darin Skaggs

                Steven Spielberg is one of the most beloved American filmmakers. He is known for touching melodrama, a look at humanity’s flawed history and inventive and dark scenes. 772 more words

Review

Duel (1971)

2016 #140
Steven Spielberg | 86 mins | DVD | 4:3 | USA / English | 12* / PG

As far as Americans are concerned, Steven Spielberg’s debut feature film was… 1,300 more words

4 Stars