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My Week on Letterboxd (12/2015)

No reviews on Letterboxd last week, but for the record, here’s what I watched:

• On Tuesday, March 17, I watched “The Quiet Man… 72 more words


Fast & Furious title chart

I made this handy chart to help you keep track of the “Fast and Furious”-franchise‘s inconsistent naming scheme.


Hold on to your hats!

One of the reasons I was looking forward to finally seeing “The Quiet Man” was its connection to my favorite TV show, “The Simpsons.” 198 more words


Hit Me With Your Best Shot: The Quiet Man

This week Hit Me With Your Best Shot is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by looking at John Ford’s “The Quiet Man” (1952) starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, and the Irish country side. 106 more words


My Week on Letterboxd (11/2015)

Over on Letterboxd I rate and occasionally review the films I see. Here’s my activity for week 11 of 2015:

• On Monday, March 9th, I watched “ 172 more words


The Night Of The Hunter

Joining Jonathan Demme’s “Rachel Getting Married” in my Pantheon is Charles Laughton’s “The Night of the Hunter” (1955). And while my reaction to “Rachel” is a deeply emotional one that is hard to put into words, my feelings watching “Hunter” are, for the most part, actually pretty easy to transcribe: 150 more words


This and That

My favorite new thing I didn’t know existed but now can’t imagine ever living without is Anne Billson’s Cats on Film. If the title isn’t enough, maybe the tagline will convince you: … 142 more words