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Easy Rider (1969)

image link   Fandango's FOWC is easy. Billy: I just want to know where you're from. Stranger on the highway: The city. Billy: You're from the city? Stranger on the highway: It doesn't make any difference what city, all cities are alike. That's why I'm out here now. Billy: That's why you're out here now?… Continue reading Easy Rider (1969)

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“Highway 61” (1991)Yes, That One but Not That One

image link “Highway 61 Revisited” is a 1965 album by Bob Dylan, and its title refers to the highway that starts in Ontario, Canada, and ends in New Orleans, Louisiana, but what this review will be talking about is a 1991 film. “Highway 61” (H61) is the second film in what has been called a… Continue reading “Highway 61” (1991)Yes, That One but Not That One

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“Roadkill” (1989) Bumps and Thumps

The Word of the Day Challenge is venturesome .  Fandango's One-Word Challenge is target . image link “Roadkill”, described as the first film in what has been called a loose 3-part trilogy, is a stand-alone story. There are no loose ends that need to be tied up, as the other two, “Highway 61” (1991) and… Continue reading “Roadkill” (1989) Bumps and Thumps

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Kinky Boots (2005 & 2013?)

Fandango's One-Word Challenge is free. Todays Word of the Day Challenge is kinky. Ooh there are so many directions to go with kinky. An attempt will be made to keep it x-free – go to porn hub if you want to be titillated – but still keep the spirit of the word intact. Kinky Boots… Continue reading Kinky Boots (2005 & 2013?)

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“I Think We’re Alone Now” (2018) and I Feel Fine *spoiler alert*

*don't read this if you haven't seen the movie, ok?* Set on seeing, “I Think We're Alone Now” (ITWAN) was based on Peter Dinklage (best known for playing the unforgettable Tyrion Lannister in “Game of Thrones”) and the plot, which is described by imdb.com as, “The apocalypse proves a blessing in disguise for one lucky… Continue reading “I Think We’re Alone Now” (2018) and I Feel Fine *spoiler alert*

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Thanks for being blessed to be alive

Happy Thanksgiving to all.  Heading out here in a few to my oldest son's house as his significant other has been gracious enough to offer to host the dinner today. Will be back later and hopefully be able to to do the daily prompts. :::rant mode on::: I don't like to do this on a… Continue reading Thanks for being blessed to be alive

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David Byrne Shares True Stories From 1986’s True Stories — Consequence of Sound

This is a very nice write-up on a movie I used to own on VHS until I moved in 2011.  I think I gave my kids all of the VHS tapes, so it's probably still around somewhere.  Watching it back in 1986 it was surreal and cheesy but some of the characters within it were… Continue reading David Byrne Shares True Stories From 1986’s True Stories — Consequence of Sound

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Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005) and The Man & Le Mans (2015)

"Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting." image link Steve McQueen has always been an iconic actor to me and I wanted to learn more about him. Over the past couple of weeks I've watched two documentary biographies. Each covers a different time period of his life. If you want a broad… Continue reading Steve McQueen: The Essence of Cool (2005) and The Man & Le Mans (2015)

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Castigation in Film

Today's word of the day is castigation, which M-W defines as, "to subject to severe punishment, reproof, or criticism".  In a bit of synchronicity, I watched a library loan movie, "Force Majeure" (2014), aka "Turist", last night, which is a meticulous study of castigation.  Imdb gives the minimal description, "A family vacationing in the French… Continue reading Castigation in Film

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Sorry to Bother You (2018)

Sorry to Bother You – No You're Not! I was finally able to borrow a copy of, “Sorry to Bother You” from my local branch of the library and watched it last night. Although I had a general idea of what it was about, I'd purposely kept myself ignorant of spoilers and wanted to go… Continue reading Sorry to Bother You (2018)