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Charlie Wilson’s War – The Roots of Where We Are Today

Charlie Wilson’s War has been airing on the HBO channels and it occurred to me as I was watching it, that this would have been a perfect story for a 6 – 8 hour limited HBO original series. 568 more words


Network (1976)

When a veteran news anchorman has a mental breakdown on screen and becomes an overnight sensation, the network’s amoral executives set about exploiting him for much needed ratings. 211 more words


Happy Birthday: Ned Beatty

Happy Birthday actor Ned Beatty

Born: July 6, 1937 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Married to:
Sandra Johnson (20 November 1999 – present)
Dorothy Adams ‘Tinker’ Lindsay (28 June 1979 – 2 March 1998) (divorced) (2 children) 167 more words

The Killer Inside Me

Plot: The Sheriff’s deputy of a small town leads a relatively stable life until he meets a beautiful prostitute and starts having an affair which brings out is darkest urges. 242 more words


Universal Rule Regarding Film Accents

OK, here’s the rule regarding accents for films with international casts. As an example, we’ll use “The Fourth Protocol,” a 1987 movie starring Michael Caine as a British spy going up against the Soviets, because it grossly violates this rule. 62 more words

In The Electric Mist (2009)

A small town detective hunts a serial murderer while contending not only with his own alcoholism but also that of a visiting movie star.

I can’t say I’d ever heard of this film but decided to give it a go based on the presence of Tmmy Lee Jones and John Goodman and I must say that they didn’t disappoint. 134 more words


Deliverance Film Review

Here we are once more, reaching the end of another month at the close of the Memorial Day weekend. Consequently, bringing one more book-film combo into our sights in the duo post series. 1,841 more words