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Year 51 Day 1

Yep. It’ my birthday.

I have a busy weekend planned and took Monday off to recover.


Today (Friday) I’m off over lunch to my First Friday book club at the Westport Branch of the… 144 more words


Movie Review: St. Vincent (2014)

St. Vincent (2014)

Watched BluRay (via Netflix) September 2015

Rating: 3.5 to 4 stars

Very brief synopsis (via IMDB): A young boy whose parents have just divorced finds an unlikely friend and mentor in the misanthropic, bawdy, hedonistic war veteran who lives next door. 75 more words


A Beauty, Sleeping or Otherwise

An excellent analysis of one of my favorite Disney classics, Sleeping Beauty, posted at Tor.com and authored by Mari Ness.

Some interesting tidbits:

  • First Disney feature filmed on 70mm (the 1950s version of IMAX)
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Movie Review: The Railway Man (2013) 3.5 Stars

The Railway Man (2013)

Watched via Netflix BluRay February 2015

3.5 out of 5 stars

Plot Synopsis (via Wikipedia):

During World War II, Eric Lomax (Firth) is a British officer who is captured by the Japanese in Singapore and sent to a Japanese POW camp where he is forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway north of the Malay Peninsula. 312 more words


Movie Review: American Sniper (2014) - 4 Stars

American Sniper (2014)

Directed by Clint Eastwood

Watched with husband in theater on Monday January 19, 2015

Rating:  4 out of 5 stars

Synopsis (via Wikipedia): 762 more words


Short Film: Nightfall

Nightfall from Valentin Schwind on Vimeo.

Incredible. Poignant. Heartbreaking.

Dialogue is over rated. Thank goodness there isn’t any.



Syfy's Ascension Jumps The Shark In Its Very First Episode


Meh.  I don’t need another police procedural in a fish bowl. Ugh.

I began to suspect something was extremely fishy within the first couple of minutes. 208 more words