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THE LAST PAGES OF A GREAT BOOK COME ALL TOO QUICKLY

THE LAST PAGES OF A GREAT BOOK COME ALL TOO QUICKLY.

by Shaun Costello

 

There has always been that moment for me, when, enthralled by the prose of a wonderful novel, I suddenly become aware that I have almost reached the end. 532 more words

Fiction And Non-fiction From Shaun Costello

Mountains of the Moon (1989) - reviewed by George

A film about Richard Burton (Patrick Bergin) and John Hanning Speke (Iain Glen) as they search Africa for the source of the Nile treats us to a sort of non-fictional “King Solomon’s Mines”. 636 more words

Movies

'Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton: The Film Collection': Watch it on the big screen!

Are you watching movies on your phone? Well…hang it up, because even the most intimate chamber drama, let alone a huge epic, plays better on the big screen…and I don’t just mean a big ‘ol Wal-mart flatscreen TV, either. 5,016 more words

Film Review

Blu-Ray News #154: Two More Hammer Double Features From Mill Creek.

A couple years ago, Mill Creek Entertainment treated us all to a couple of twin-bill Blu-Rays of some Hammer horror pictures. While some folks had problems with the transfers — I thought they were terrific, you sure couldn’t complain about the price. 572 more words

DVD/Blu-ray News

Exorcist II - The Heretic (Maybe not the worst sequel ever made)

In 1977, Warner Bros. released the long anticipated sequel to the 1973 blockbuster “The Exorcist”.  Weekend box-office receipts were huge, but the reviews were terrible – so bad that the film was re-edited, then re-released.  678 more words

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"A Regular Little Houdini" Playing At 59E59 Is An Amazing Show

Before seeing the amazing show, “A Regular Little Houdini,” (at 59E59 through December 31st) I thought the physical prowess, in a show partially about Harry Houdini, would be good, (it was great!). 188 more words