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The Legacy (1978)

My first viewing of this Universal studios release comes just a mere 38 years after it’s release in movie theaters. The only thing I really recall about it is the fact that my parents must have ordered the novelization from the book of the month club. 577 more words

Daily Take

Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977, John Boorman)

Oh, no, Ennio Morricone did the music for Exorcist II: The Heretic. I feel kind of bad now because the music is not good and I like Ennio Morricone. 441 more words


One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1976)

After watching Milos Forman’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest it’s easy to understand how it became one of the most influential and culturally significant films to date. 267 more words


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Film Fun

¤ Blogathons Joined No 11

In this movie blogathon, I entered this review of One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975). The film tells about a convicted criminal who thinks he is taking the easy option serving his sentence in a mental health hospital..more about the Blogathon and the review can be found HERE.

Film Fun

Firestarter (1984, Mark L. Lester)

If I tried really hard, would I be able to think of something nice to say about Firestarter? I was going to complement some of Tangerine Dream’s score–not all of it, but some of it–but it turns out it’s not so much a score as a selection of otherwise unreleased Tangerine Dream tracks director Lester picked out. 445 more words


Deep Space Nine: s02 e24 - The Collaborator

I found this to be a very much better episode than those I’ve been watching in recent weeks, and not merely because this was a rare episode that formed part of a longer, ongoing chain of events. 1,019 more words

The Goggle-Box

Happy Birthday: Louise Fletcher

Louise Fletcher

Born: July 22, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA

Learned sign language at a very young age, as both of her parents were deaf. When Fletcher neared the end of her (spoken) Best Actress Oscar acceptance speech for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975), she finished with a unique (unspoken) touch in American Sign Language: “For my mother and my father, I want to say thank you for teaching me to have a dream. 55 more words