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Film nostalgia (2)

In 1963, I was eleven years old. I had heard about a new concept in cinema, called ‘Cinerama’. I was keen to see this innovation, and read in the London papers that ‘How The West Was Won’ was due to be shown in this format, at the Casino Cinema in Soho, in the heart of London’s West End. 711 more words

Nostalgia And Reflections

Movie Wisdom - Harry Dean Stanton Edition

I am still in the process of breaking my writer’s block, and I am still creating easy posts until it completely goes away. Today’s easy post is part of the Movie Wisdom series that I often use to get through such times. 368 more words


Cave-In-Rock State Park - Cave-In-Rock, Illinois

If you’ve never lived in Western Kentucky or Southern Illinois, there’s a decent chance you’ve never heard heard of Cave-In-Rock.  If you’ve seen Davy Crockett and the River Pirates  217 more words


Film Review: How the West Was Won (1962)

How the West Was Won is a very intriguing movie. Perhaps the most appropriate term to use in describing this star-studded epic would be sprawling, both in how it was shot and in how grand the story was. 765 more words

Film Review

MY MOVIE SHELF: How the West Was Won

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 108  544 more words