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Lincoln (2012)

I watched the 2012 movie Lincoln last night.  I don’t go to the theater much these days, so I wait instead for movies to come out on DVD.  I remember when Lincoln was in the theaters, and I read this … Continue reading

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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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Margaret Thatcher

I just learned that former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has passed on. I suppose that I liked Margaret Thatcher’s policies back when I was a conservative.  I would read in my college political science class about how she rolled … Continue reading

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Roger Ebert

I just learned (with sadness) that film critic Roger Ebert has passed on.  In this post, I would like to highlight my favorite movie reviews that he did.  I cannot access his page, so I will write on the basis … Continue reading

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Excited about Religious Movies

I haven’t been able to watch the History Channel series on the Bible because I only get basic cable.  But what’s odd is this: with all of my doubt about and even hostility towards organized religion, I am still happy … Continue reading

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Game Change

I watched the movie Game Change recently, which is about Sarah Palin.  The movie is widely considered to be a negative depiction of Palin, even by Palin herself (who, as far as I know, has not seen the movie).  And … Continue reading

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Larry Hagman

As many of you know, actor Larry Hagman has passed on.  Hagman is best known for his roles in I Dream of Jeannie and Dallas. I wasn’t allowed to watch Dallas when I was a kid, but I occasionally got … Continue reading

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Jester Hairston, Amen

At church this morning, the pastor in his sermon was talking about the 1963 movie Lillies of the Field, in which Sidney Poitier played a handyman who built a church for a group of East German nuns.  (According to wikipedia, … 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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