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A League of Their Own
Saturday, June 06, 2020      10 comments

A League of Their Own hit a home run out of the park in 1992. This is another combination real & reel storyThere actually was a real All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAPBL), started in 1943. So many men were off to the war, ther... Read more
Men in Black
Saturday, June 06, 2020      11 comments

Men in Black swarmed onto the movie screen in 19977. This was the first of what became a franchise, all vaguely based on the comic book series. It stared Tommy Lee Jones as K, & Will Smith as J. Apparently, despite the huge number of apparent hu... Read more
Titanic
Thursday, June 04, 2020      13 comments

Titanic sailed into the movie theaters in 1997, after sinking in real life at 02:20 a.m. on 15 April 1912, 4 days into its maiden voyage. It starts with fortune hunters looking for the Titanic, & the legendary Jewel of the Ocean, a huge blue ... Read more
Mr. Holland’s Opus
Wednesday, June 03, 2020      10 comments

Mr. Holland’s Opus played out i the theaters in 1995. The premise was 30 year old Glenn Holland (Richard Dreyfuss) was a talented musician & composer. Thinking to gain more time for his wife Iris (Glenne Headley), & to get more time to compose, ... Read more
Feeling so much better today
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      6 comments

I want to thank everyone who reposted to my Cabin Fever blog yesterday. I was having pain behind my right shoulder blade - when I lifted it above about 40 degrees, put pressure on it, or used my arm to help push me up. Ouchies. The pain never ra... Read more
When Harry Met Sally
Tuesday, June 02, 2020      12 comments

When Harry Met Sally examined the question “can men & women be just friends?” when it came into the theaters in1989. Staring Billy Crystal & Meg Ryan(guess who played whom). They met when the 2 characters ride-sharing from Chicago University t... Read more
Cabin Fever
Monday, June 01, 2020      13 comments

My head is fuzzy. Why? Got some weird ache behind (under?) the bottom of my right shoulder blade. Started yesterday, but I could ignore it. I’ve been doing the Walking With Leslie Sansone YouTube tapes. Today, when she would say “lift your arms... Read more
Steel Magnolias
Monday, June 01, 2020      12 comments

Steel Magnolias charmed its way onto the movie screens in 1987.Set in a Louisiana southern town, it opens of the day of Shelby’s wedding (she’s a t... Read more
Kindergarten Cop
Saturday, May 30, 2020      12 comments

Kindergarten Cop shot into the theaters in 1990. It was an odd mix of vicious crime & a cutesy kindergarten film. Arnold Schwarzenegger played John Kimball, a tough detective, obsessed with capturing a very bad man (drugs, murders, just pretty n... Read more
Hulk
Saturday, May 30, 2020      13 comments

Hulk, not to be confused with The Hulk or Incredible Hulk, stomped into theaters in 2003 (although, yeah, they were all remakes.) This one has more backstory - it was his dad that experimented on himself, deliberately. Happy, happy hubby & wife ... Read more
In & Out
Friday, May 29, 2020      13 comments

In & Out danced onto theater screens in 1997. Well liked English teacher in Greenleaf, IN, Howard Bracket (Kevin Kline) is three days away from being married to his long-time girlfriend Emily (Joan Cusack). The whole town is excited about the up... Read more
9 to 5
Thursday, May 28, 2020      12 comments

9 to 5 (or Nine go Five in the credits) clickity-clacked it’s way onto the theater screens in 1980 - kind of a female power embodiment comedy. Violet (Lily Tomlin) is the mainstay of the company - she’s been training the “boy’s club” for years.... Read more
Junior
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      11 comments

Junior popped onto the theater screens in 1994 with a story about a pregnant man. Dr. Alex Hesse (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is. Austrian-American research geneticist working on a new drug, Expectane, to help prevent miscarriages. Dr. Larry Arbogast... Read more
My computer ate my blog
Tuesday, May 26, 2020      15 comments

I just spent nearly 3 hours working on a blog & lost it! Nooooo! I will try again tomorrow.Grrr. ... Read more
Young Frankenstein
Sunday, May 24, 2020      10 comments

Young Frankenstein electrified the movie theaters in 1974. Filmed in black & white, foggy sets, mysterious assistants ... A grandson of Victor Frankenstein, Frederick corrects people who say his name as Franken-stine to Franken-steen. A solicito... Read more

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