Tag Archives: hollywood

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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Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady 3

I have two items for my write-up today on Greg Mitchell’s book about the 1950 U.S. Senate race in California between Republican Richard Nixon and Democrat Helen Gahagan Douglas.  The book is entitled Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard … Continue reading

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Ernest Borgnine

I just learned that actor Ernest Borgnine has passed on.  My two favorite Borgnine performances: 1.  The 1955 movie, Marty, in which Borgnine plays a lonely butcher from the Bronx who finds love when he meets a lonely chemistry teacher.  … Continue reading

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E.T.

Today is the thirtieth anniversary of E.T.  To commemorate this, I’d like to post a thoughtful quote that I encountered years ago on the review for the movie by Ken Priebe of Christian Spotlight on the Movies: “Novelist Martin Amis … Continue reading

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