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Heaven Can Wait
Monday, September 28, 2020      5 comments

Heaven Can Wait arrived in theaters in 1978, but the protagonist refused to move on. Yep, an inexperienced Escort jumped the gun & collected the soul of Joe Pendleton, backup quarterback of the LA Rams. See, Joe was a well toned athlete, when he... Read more
Moana
Monday, September 28, 2020      11 comments

Moana sang & danced into theaters in 2012 - it’s a Disney movie - of course they sang & danced! It Once upon a time, in the Polynesian islands of Motunui, the goddess Te Fiti was worshipped by the people. Then, Maui, a shapeshifting demigod stol... Read more
Sweet Home Alabama
Sunday, September 27, 2020      14 comments

Sweet Home Alabama was a 2002 movie that came out dripping in Southern drawls. Melanie Ca is a transplanted Southern magnolia. Seven years ago, she shook off the Alabama mud from her feet, left her husband Jake) with a divorce to sign, & rebrand... Read more
Where did the day go?
Friday, September 25, 2020      11 comments

Just another day without much to show for it. I should have had lots of sleep, but every time I sat down, I just wanted to take a nap. Dogs loved... Read more
Lady & the Tramp
Thursday, September 24, 2020      9 comments

Another Disney story - Lady & the Tramp came out in 1955. This the animated version, of course (there was a live-action/CGI version out in 2019. I haven’t seen it). So, in tail, er, tale, Lady was given to “Darling” by “Jim Dear” on Christmas Ev... Read more
Beetlejuice
Wednesday, September 23, 2020      13 comments

Beetlejuice slipped into theaters in 1988. In the story, Adam & Barbara Maitland lived in Connecticut in an old country home they loved. Barbara’s cousin Jane, a real estate agent, pushed them to sell their home. They refused. Driving home over ... Read more
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Tuesday, September 22, 2020      15 comments

Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs came whistling & singing into theaters in 1938. It opened in 1 theater in LA 21 Dec 1937, but opened widely in 4 Feb 1938. It was the first full movie from Walt Disney. No computers @ that time - the animation ca... Read more
Footloose
Monday, September 21, 2020      10 comments

Footloose came dancing & writhing into theaters in 1984. Teen aged Ren McCormick (Kevin Bacon, in his breakout role) moved to Bomont, OK from Chicago. Talk about culture shock! Reverend Moore is the big dude in town, preaching against loud musi... Read more
Crocodile Dundee
Sunday, September 20, 2020      10 comments

crocodile Dundee came slithering onto movie screens in 1996. Believe it or not, it was inspired by the real life stories of Rod Ansell (who later came to a bad end). Anyway - Sue is a NYC journalist. Her father owns th3 company & her boy friend’... Read more
The Mummy
Friday, September 18, 2020      13 comments

The mummy came stumbling & juicy into theaters in 1999. This is not to be confused with the Boris Karloff’s version (although it’s fun to watch around Halloween!) Don’t confuse it with the 2015 film, either. Not as much fun! ... Read more
The Man of La Mancha
Friday, September 18, 2020      14 comments

Man of La Mancha stumbled into theaters on a quest in 1965. Until yesterday, I had never watched the movie - I knew the song, The Impossible Dream. I knew he was crazy - that he thought he was a knight, tilting @ windmills, deciding the bar pros... Read more
Does Pepto Bismol work?
Thursday, September 17, 2020      13 comments

Took a chance on frozen breakfast meal for lunch today. Bad idea! Blew off the dog walk - I can hear the wind howling. Did feel well enoug... Read more
Top Gun
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      12 comments

Top Gun flew well over Mach 1 into theaters in 1986. The story has Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, a navy pilot & his RIO (Radar Intercept Officer) Nick “Goose” Bradshaw the RIO. - the pilot is responsible for manning the information system from the... Read more
Pinocchio
Monday, September 14, 2020      12 comments

Pinocchio came into theaters way back in 1940. I can’t believe it was so long ago. I remember watching it a few times, but this film is older than me! Probably why I remember bits & pieces out of order.Anyway, it was based on old book, Tje Adven... Read more
Where did the day go?
Monday, September 14, 2020      14 comments

Ever have a day where you just run out of time? Not feeling bad, no aches & pains. Just something, everything took twice s long. Started a movie blog, remembered I hadn’t eaten enough. Decided it was better to eat slowly before midnight, than to... Read more

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