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The Jungle Stoty
Saturday, July 25, 2020      15 comments

The Jungle Book came growling & prowling into theaters in 2016. It was based on a series of books written by Rudyard Kipling, & also on the 1967 Disney animated film. There also have been some other movies. So, his version has a live young boy ... Read more
Tequila Sunrise
Friday, July 24, 2020      16 comments

Another oldie! Tequila Sunrise swarmed into the theaters in 1988. It’s a crime thriller. I vaguely remember it, I think I saw it on Tv ... This was also when these actors were pretty in the prime of their. Ok- so, Mac was former drug dealer who ... Read more
Eyes are better
Thursday, July 23, 2020      6 comments

Forgot to end the previous blog with that. It may have been the strong winds yesterday - it came straight of the eastern mountains.Juniper grows up there. Benadryl helps with the itchy eyes, but it messes with my brain. ... Read more
Guardians of the Galaxy
Thursday, July 23, 2020      13 comments

Guardians of the Galaxy flew through the galaxy, err, movie theaters in 2014. it was based on the the comic books of the same name. The story started on Earth, 1988, where young Peter Quill’s mother died in a hospital. She gave him a package jus... Read more
More Quarantine Memes
Wednesday, July 22, 2020      18 comments

Meh, I think I’m having an allergy attack. Both eyes started itching. It’s not the season for juniper - that’s usually hits its peak in late February. This is how it hits me, though. Took some Benadryl, now I really feel like going to bed soon... Read more
On the Basis of Sex
Tuesday, July 21, 2020      15 comments

In 2018, On the Basis of Sex strode confidently onto theater screens. It’s based on the true story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Frequently called RBG), who fought her way through Harvard Law. Her young husband, Martin Ginsburg, a 2d year law student... Read more
Frozen
Monday, July 20, 2020      12 comments

Frozen blew into theaters in 2013. If you didn’t know already, it was was Disney animated film. The premise was a fearless young woman (Princess Anna) who with the help of a sturdy mountain man (Krisroff) , his reindeer (Sven) & a naive talking ... Read more
2001: A Space Odyssey
Sunday, July 19, 2020      15 comments

In 1968, Stanley Kubrick (writer/ director/ producer) & Arthur C. Clarke (1 of the most legendary sci fi thinkers & prolific writers, like, ever!) introduced 1 of the deepest, well thought out space movie - 2001: A Space Odyssey. Fantastic cast,... Read more
The Big Chill
Friday, July 17, 2020      10 comments

The Big Chill started with a funeral in 1983. Fifteen years before the funeral, a group of baby boomers attended the University of Michigan. They were brought back together after 1 of them, Alex, had committed suicide. The remaining members got ... Read more
The new now
Friday, July 17, 2020      12 comments

I feel like I’m having a brain fog today. Had many plans, didn’t get a lot crossed off. Started a couple of movies, but I’m just not feeling it. So, a quickie bunch of corona virus (or corvid-19) . So many changes this year! ... Read more
While You Were Sleeping
Thursday, July 16, 2020      12 comments

While You Were Sleeping rushed into theaters in 1995, with Lucy (a Chicago Transit Authority ticket worker), who had saved a handsome man (her secret crush). Peter (she found out his name later) was mugged & knocked onto the train tracks. She sa... Read more
Pity Party
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      16 comments

I am so irritated! (I would say “so angry” but then you would know I’m a big baby). My super- dooper tri-focal transition glasses. I got home from walking the dogs yesterday. They felt wobbly- got home & they looked like they were about to fa... Read more
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
Tuesday, July 14, 2020      12 comments

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day stumbled into the theaters in 2008, a romcom set in pre-WWll times (close enough to have air raid drills). The director tried to get a 1930’s flair to the flirty-flitty movie. It’s based on a novel of the same nam... Read more
Pleasantville
Monday, July 13, 2020      10 comments

The movie Pleasantville, hit the theaters in 1998. Pleasantville was the name of a 1950’s Black & White TV show (emphasis on white). A perfect town, perfect students, when the high school basketball team threw their basketballs @ the same time, ... Read more
Always
Sunday, July 12, 2020      10 comments

Always flew into theaters in 1989.The movie was loosely based on an 1943 movie, “A Man Named Joe”, set one WWII. Basic plot here: Pete, a an expert pilot, flies water tankers to dump on the forest fires. He’s heroic, saving a lot of ground firef... Read more

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