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They Were Expendable (1945)

There’s nothing very intriguing about a film entitled They Were Expendable. In essence we already know what the conclusion of the film is, however it is important to understand when this John Ford World War II docudrama was coming out. 549 more words

Long Review

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 178 — ‘Bail Out’

Bobby springs Jenna from jail in “Bail Out,” while Sue Ellen liberates her own tongue. After discovering J.R. has cheated on her yet again, she stops playing the dutiful wife and begins speaking her mind, even if it means telling loved ones things they don’t want to hear. 1,102 more words


Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 177 — ‘Winds of War’

In “Winds of War,” J.R. insists he’s been faithful when Sue Ellen accuses him of cheating. He’s lying, of course, but why? Is he trying to spare his wife’s feelings, or is he trying to spare himself the embarrassment of another marital implosion? 1,084 more words

Larry Hagman

Trouble Along the Way (1953)

Take a dash of Going My Way, a pinch of Leo McCarey and a healthy dose of John Ford. Now stir in the skills of Michael Curtiz and the dramatic side of John Wayne with that hint of romanticism and voila! 630 more words

Daily Take

Critique: ‘Dallas’ Episode 174 — ‘Déjà Vu’

What could be unholier than an alliance between J.R. Ewing and Cliff Barnes? In “Déjà Vu,” the sworn enemies agree to work together to keep Bobby and Pam apart. 1,184 more words

Larry Hagman

The Donna Reed Show - 1958-1966

Look what arrived in yesterday’s mail! The Donna Reed Show, second season DVD set!

This year I’ve really cut back on DVD purchases, but Season Two passed the Netflix “I’ve gotta have it” test and joined Season One on my shelves. 100 more words