It All Started with a Whale Shark

I just went to Guam and Japan to visit my daughter, so my timing is a bit off.  We went to the Kyoto Aquarium to see their whale-sharks.  Truly impressive.  This brought to mind a couple of movies that you might like to revisit. Jaws (1975), Steven Spielberg’s second feature film and it is a […]

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Throwback Thursday – Baseball

When many people think of summer their minds go straight to baseball.  There are a number of good baseball movies.  Here are just a few. My favorite is The Natural (1984).  One of Robert Redford’s most appealing roles.  Nominated for four Academy, this film, based the Bernard Malamud novel, has it all – romance, baseball […]

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Throwback Thursday

Slumdog Millionaire was the Best Picture of 2009.  Danny Boyle’s film about a young boy in Mumbai walked away with a total of eight Academy Awards including Best Director, Adapted Screenplay, Cinematography, Editing, Score, Original Song and Sound Mixing.  This film focuses on Jamal, a winning contestant on “Who Wants to Be A Millionaire”.  After […]

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The Old Man & The Gun

As much as I enjoyed this movie I really hope it’s not Robert Redford’s last movie.  “The Old Man & The Gun” is just a bit of fluff.  Redford’s portrayal of Forrest Tucker, an actual bank robber that escaped from 18 different facilities, is done with his usual charming demeanor that we have come to […]

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