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A mailout of film postcards

For posterity/self-archiving purposes, here are the postcards I made and mailed out to friends for Valentine’s Day.

A gaggle of Garbos, a multi-Moz, Barrymore times four, etc. 17 more words


Queued in Fridays: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920)

Welcome to Queued in Fridays. Here I will make my way through my ever growing Netflix queue, talking about each film as I go. I will start at the beginning and go through the movies in the order they’re in. 1,026 more words


Counsellor at Law (1933)

I really like John Barrymore, that resonant vibrato, that great profile (the great profile), that thick shock of hair. But I had heard much about his stage performances and his roles in silent films where he was considered by some to be the pre-eminent actor of his time and then I looked at his sound film output and it didn’t add up. 1,594 more words



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: 121  788 more words


Oscar Best Picture Winner Movies to Share: Grand Hotel (1932)

A group of very different individuals staying at a luxurious hotel in Berlin deal with each of their respective dramas.