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Throwback Thursday - Where the Buffalo Roam

I recently watched the very good movie, St. Vincent and was reminded how great Bill Murray is. It had me reminiscing about some of his great roles from the past, and for this week’s Throwback Thursday, I wanted to mention the 1980 film, … 166 more words

Film Reviews

Outland (1981)

I’ve never seen High Noon but I know enough about it to know that Outland is essentially High Noon in space. That being said it’s an exceptionally strong genre effort in it’s own right, one which really caught me off guard. 247 more words

Media Diet

40 Years of Saturday Night Live! - Season One, Episode Thirteen (Peter Boyle)

Host: Peter Boyle

Musical Guest: Al Jarreau

Cast: Chevy Chase, Dan Aykroyd, John Belushi, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Laraine Newman, Gilda Radner – i.e. the “Not Ready For Primetime Players” 1,241 more words

Outland (1981)

This is going to be a bit of a rant. And a long one, I’ve got plenty of frustration to release. As a concept, I just love the idea of a space western. 695 more words

Watched Movie

Shake the Scene: Johnny Dangerously

Johnny Dangerously (1984)

The Scene: Roman Moronie butchers the English language

Why I Love This Scene: I’m hoping that in a few short weeks the great Michael Keaton wins his first best actor Oscar (not that I care for the fargin Oscars but it’s nice when the right actor wins). 467 more words

Shake The Scene


TITLE: Slither RANK: Jedi, Rebel, Droid, Sith GENRE: Road Neo Noir CAST: James Caan, Peter Boyle, Sally Kellerman, Richard B. Schull, Allen Garfield 

James Caan as a roving con man… Caan’s Dick Kanipsia emerges from a hole in the ground while the word SLITHER appears on screen, describing the title that has nothing to do with snakes: He had narrowly escaped an exploding house owned by mob-wanted Richard B. 143 more words



(in memory of Val Plumwood)

The sound of crows is known to us for its mournfulness, its insistent black edge to a bright world. 277 more words