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Lars and the Real Girl, and a Community’s Acceptance

I watched the 2007 movie Lars and the Real Girl a couple of nights ago.  You can read about it here.  Also check out Roger Ebert’s excellent review of the movie. There were plenty of times when I was bored … Continue reading

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Remember Sunday

I watched a Hallmark Hall of Fame movie last night that I actually kind of liked.  It was called Remember Sunday.  It was about a man named Gus who had the same sort of problem that the Drew Barrymore character … Continue reading

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Rumplestiltskin, Captain Hook, and True Courage

I actually enjoyed last night’s episode of Once Upon a Time.  I decided to watch the show this season, even though I did not watch the first season, because the documentary summation of the show’s plot intrigued me, plus I … Continue reading

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Miss Potter

A few nights ago, I was flipping through channels, and I came across the 2006 movie Miss Potter on a Canadian station.  I initially thought that it was a PBS sort of movie, since the characters were rather stiff and … Continue reading

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The Batman Story and Aurora, Colorado

I was watching ABC News last night, and it was talking about the recent shooting in Aurora, Colorado.  One of the stories featured interviews with some who thought that Batman movies and comics appeal to people because of their moral … Continue reading

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The John Edwards Trial; Everything Must Go

Here are two thoughts: 1.  People will probably disagree with me on this, but I was moved by how John Edwards daughter (Cate) and his parents stood by him throughout his trial, and how he said after the mistrial that … Continue reading

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The Desperate Housewives Finale

Here are some thoughts about the Desperate Housewives finale. 1.  Bree’s murder trial was wrapped up quickly and neatly, as Karen McCluskey (who doesn’t have long to live) stepped forward and took the blame for killing Gaby’s abusive step-father.  Was … Continue reading

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My Twenty Favorite Desperate Housewives Episodes

The last Desperate Housewives will be on this coming Sunday.  Last year, when Smallville was ending, I wrote a post that discussed my fifteen favorite Smallville episodes.  This year, I’ll talk about my twenty favorite Desperate Housewives episodes. Season 1 … Continue reading

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Atlas Shrugged, Part I

I watched Atlas Shrugged, Part I last night.  Although the movie got bad reviews, and there is talk that Atlas Shrugged, Part II will get a new cast, I decided to watch the movie for three reasons. First, I absolutely … Continue reading

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More on Davy Jones

Yesterday, I posted some links to the episodes of My Two Dads on which Davy Jones appeared.  I watched those episodes yesterday and really enjoyed them.  I particularly liked the second episode, “Fallen Hero”.  Davy Jones plays Malcolm, a successful … Continue reading

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