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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


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

July 22: Happy Birthday Selena Gomez and Willem Dafoe

The kids are going to be excited about this one.  It’s Willem Dafoe’s birthday!  Actually, it’s possible my kids may not be familiar with the 61-year-old actor.   300 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

Thieves Like Us

"You think life's free, don't you, Elmo? I ain't
never had my name in the papers like you fellas."
- Dee Mobley
Dir: Robert Altman

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Star Trek: Deep Space Nine S1E20, "In the Hands of the Prophets"

Dir. David Livingston. Starring Avery Brooks, Louise Fletcher, Rosalind Chao

(I’ve had this blog for three years now, and I have never written a post on… 1,286 more words