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Movies Movies Movies #3 – September 17, 2019

  High Life (2018) Starring: Robert Pattinson, Juliet Binoche, Andre Benjamin, Mia Goth Director: Claire Denis Synopsis: Futuristic space movie, where human criminal rejects are jettisoned into space in ships as an alternative to life in prison without parole. The movie starts and remains set on one of these ships that just float in space,… Continue reading Movies Movies Movies #3 – September 17, 2019

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Movies Movies Movies #2 — 9/10/19

The Wife (2017) Starring: Glenn Close, Jonathan Price, Max Irons Director: Bjorn L. Runge Synopsis: One spouse is winning the Nobel Prize for literature and the other spouse is the skilled writer in the family. As you can imagine, it sets up dynamic tension in the couple's relationship. Both Glenn and Jonathan are wonderful, but… Continue reading Movies Movies Movies #2 — 9/10/19

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Movies Movies Movies #1 — 9/3/19

Over the last week or so I've watched several noteworthy movies.  Instead of a separate, detailed review on each, I've shortened them up and included them all in this post.  I think this might become a new weekly feature for me, as I watch at least one movie a day. (Ratings will be on a… Continue reading Movies Movies Movies #1 — 9/3/19

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#MM Music Challenge — Shades of Darkness

Jim Adams is the illustrious host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge, or it that Mindlovemisery's Menagerie Music Challenges?  Whichever it is, it is a fun prompt.  Jim has chosen, "The Future's So Bright," by musical group, Timbuk 3, which is a satirical commentary on the ever-present threat of nuclear armageddon hovering over us, to inspire… Continue reading #MM Music Challenge — Shades of Darkness

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Remembering, “The 13th Warrior”

image link and movie review link The two prompt words today made me think of a movie I saw several years ago for the first time but one I've watched several times. It's called, “The 13th Warrior” and stars Antonio Banderas as a Muslim who gets pulled into an adventure with a dozen Vikings. The… Continue reading Remembering, “The 13th Warrior”

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#MM Music Challenges — Wild Wild Life and Quentin Tarantino’s, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

Jim Adams is the ever-patient host of Mindlovemisery Menagerie's Music Challenge.  Jim says: The challenge today is to focus on [The Talking Heads song, "Wild Wild Life"] and use it for inspiration in any form of creative expression (including but not limited to short stories, a piece of flash fiction, poems, lyrics, artwork, photography, (etc.)… Continue reading #MM Music Challenges — Wild Wild Life and Quentin Tarantino’s, “Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood”

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Keep the Change (2017) — movie review

I watched, “Keep the Change” based on a short description of the plot, which said that a man is sent to a support group where he meets someone and falls in love. It didn't say what kind of support group, but they started with something in common, so I gave it a shot. The support… Continue reading Keep the Change (2017) — movie review

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The Highwaymen (2019) Netflix

image link I watched The Highwaymen last night on netflix.  It stars Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson as the two retired U.S. Marshalls who are brought out of retirement to hunt Bonnie & Clyde during the middle of the Depression years.  As funding for U.S. Marshalls had been ended by that time, the two became… Continue reading The Highwaymen (2019) Netflix

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SoCS — Celery and Celestial Celebrities

Linda G. Hill is the host of Stream of Consciousness Saturday. Linda says: Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “cele-.” Find a word that starts with or contains “cele” and use it any way you’d like. Enjoy! It took a minute to think about how to begin this post but first I… Continue reading SoCS — Celery and Celestial Celebrities

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Keanu Reeves as a Sexual Being in “Siberia” (2018)

image link but also links to decent review of Siberia The following is a list of movies I've seen with Keanu Reeves in them: 1988 Dangerous Liaisons – as Chevalier Danceny 1989 Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure – as Ted (sequel in 1991) 1991 Point Break – as Johnny Utah 1992 Bram Stoker's Dracula –… Continue reading Keanu Reeves as a Sexual Being in “Siberia” (2018)