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Awakenings (1990)

2017 #154
Penny Marshall | 116 mins | TV | 16:9 | USA / English | 12 / PG-13

Based on a true story, Awakenings tells of Dr Malcolm Sayer (Robin Williams), who stumbles across an element of responsiveness in previously catatonic patients on his hospital ward. 482 more words

4 Stars

Still Talking About Gabe Kaplan

I really like the television show, “Welcome Back Kotter” and am glad it is airing on Antenna T.V. nightly at 6:30 P.M. Eastern Time.

All of the cast members were excellent on the now forty plus years old show. 258 more words


Childhood nickname given to actress/director Penny Marshall because she once saved pennies to buy a horse. Born 11/15/42 in the Bronx, New York, Carole Penelope Marsciarelli, a.k.a. 113 more words

Family Nicknames

4 Shots From 4 Films (John Heard): Chilly Scenes Of Winter (1979), Cutter's Way (1981), After Hours (1985), Big (1988)

I know everyone knew John Heard from the Home Alone series, but he did others things as well. Early on he was even given lead roles. 50 more words


#SummerHours: Throwback Thursday: Women in Sports

Goodbye, winter caps—hello, summer hats! It’s that glorious time of year where many of us can switch from content creators to content consumers. NYWIFT members Mellini Kantayya and Kathryn O’Kane have put together #SummerHours, a series of fun summer books, movies, and TV shows by or about women. 310 more words


My Mother Was Nuts

My Mother Was Nuts by Penny Marshall

I have rarely enjoyed a biography as much as I enjoyed this one. Penny Marshall is so accomplished both as an actor and director, but most importantly, she is funny, really, really funny. 161 more words


Sleepy Thursday

After yesterday’s debacle with LH, and our plans to get out last night, surprisingly everything worked out. The weather was absolute shite, rain rain rain, downed trees, traffic snarled. 666 more words

Brain Dump