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Smoky and the Bandit
Tuesday, March 02, 2021      15 comments

Smoky and the Bandit raced into theaters in 1977 . The premise is Bo “Bandit” takes a bet from father & son, Big & Little Enos, to drive to Texarkana, get 400 cases of Coors & back in 28 hours to Atlanta. This was back before Coors could legally... Read more
War Games
Monday, March 01, 2021      12 comments

War Games came out in 1983. It was described as an American Cold War science fiction techno-thriller film.It started with a blip on a panel monitoring the alarms to fire missile strikes to the enemy. They tap the blip & it clears, then get a... Read more
Blah!
Sunday, February 28, 2021      14 comments

Lost another blog! Ship, spit, grrr! Tummy upset, just enough to make me blah. Tune in for our next exciting blog tomorrow! This is n... Read more
The Queen
Saturday, February 27, 2021      12 comments

The Queen is a biographical movie about Elizabeth II and the intricacies of the private versus public mourning after the death of Diana, the Princess of Wales. Tony Blair had just been appointed Prime Minister (May 1997). Diana had separated ... Read more
Risky Business
Friday, February 26, 2021      14 comments

Risky Business came dancing & prancing into the theaters in 1983. Joel is a senior student, worried about getting into an excellent college. Typical hormonal rich kid in in the Chicago North Shore area. His buddies seem to be just as as entitle... Read more
About a Boy
Thursday, February 25, 2021      2 comments

About a Boy wandered into movie theaters in 2002. The protagonist was Will Freeman, played by Hugh Grant. Will made some voiceover narration. Will didn’t work, at all. His father had written a one hit wonder for Christmas. He got an obscene amo... Read more
About a Boy
Thursday, February 25, 2021      12 comments

About a Boy wandered into movie theaters in 2002. The protagonist was Will Freeman, played by Hugh Grant. Will made some voiceover narration. Will didn’t work, at all. His father had written a one hit wonder for Christmas. He got an obscene amo... Read more
Skyline
Wednesday, February 24, 2021      10 comments

For some reason, I thought Skyline was going to be about trouble in high rise buildings, like a collapsing building or something. No, it turned out to be a space alien invasion, shown theaters in 2010. So, the movie started with Elaine & her hus... Read more
Coming to America
Wednesday, February 24, 2021      11 comments

Zamunda In 1988, a pampered prince was Coming to America. Eddy Murphy stared as Akeem Joffre, the prince of Zamunda, in Africa. The first scene has Akeem waking up, being dressed by others, even having servants in the loo. As the day continued, ... Read more
Sister Act
Monday, February 22, 2021      11 comments

Sister Act hit the theaters in 1992. Whoopi Goldberg played Delores, a lounge singer in what pretty much looked like a rundown casino in Reno. She was also the side piece of the casino’s owner, Vince. Delores accidentally opened his office door ... Read more
The Beautician and the Beast
Sunday, February 21, 2021      9 comments

The Beautician and the Beast is a romcom movie that came out in 1997. Joy Miller was the beautician. She taught cosmetology in the evenings, in a science lab. One of her students accidentally set fire to the classroom. (Note to self - smoking ci... Read more
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Saturday, February 20, 2021      17 comments

The Invasion of the Body Snatchers hit the theaters in 1979. It was a remake of the movie in 1956. It started with a gelatinous rain in San Francisco. The glop turned into fragment pink flowers, of a new type. Elizabeth, a botanist, found one of... Read more
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Friday, February 19, 2021      14 comments

OK, I bit off more than I could chew with this movie. I had watched it in the theater in 2016. I remembered the plot, & hought it was confusing. I thought with watching it again, & reading the synopsis, I could figure it out, & I’m still confus... Read more
The Others
Thursday, February 18, 2021      17 comments

The Others wandered through movie theaters in 2001. It was a period piece of a haunted house, set @ the end of WWII. The spooky house was set in a remote part of Jersey. The movie started with Grace Stewart waking up from a nightmare. Her 2 chil... Read more
Cool Runnings
Wednesday, February 17, 2021      17 comments

Cool Runnings was loosely based on the Jamaican national bobsleigh team, who debuted in 1988 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Yes, this was no joke., although the movie was a comedy which hit the theaters in 1993. In the movie, during the Olympic 1... Read more

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