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Welcome to Mooseport
Tuesday, September 08, 2020      13 comments

In 2004, we found out what happens when a 2 termer President stops being president. Oh, we know the POTUS (President of the US) is always addressed as “Mr. President “, keeps Secret Service, all the usual perks. Well, President Monroe “Eagle” Co... Read more
Tremors
Monday, September 07, 2020      13 comments

This movie came out in 1990. It was billed as a horror comedy. It’s 1 of my guilty pleasures. Just so dumb funny! In the little town of Perfection, AZ, something is killing people & animals. Perfection is one of those way, way off the interstate... Read more
The Grey
Saturday, September 05, 2020      11 comments

The Grey came snarling & growling onto movie screens in 2012.It was described as a survival movie. It was much more visceral than I thought it would be. Fair warning. The plot: a plane full of Alaskan oil workers are on their way home. A sudden... Read more
Ghost
Saturday, September 05, 2020      15 comments

Ghost wafted into theaters in 1999. It’s the classic story of boy meets girl, boy gets killed & becomes a ghost. OK, maybe not so classic, but it was a beautiful love story (except for being dead part.). OK, Sam, an investment banker & Molly, a ... Read more
Mulan
Friday, September 04, 2020      13 comments

The live action version of Mulan comes out tomorrow 4 September. I’ve been seeing the ads for it, I found a copy of the animated version from 1998. Hey, guess what? There was a real Hua Mulan probably some time in the 386-334 BC. She was actuall... Read more
The Greatest Showman
Thursday, September 03, 2020      12 comments

P. T. Barnum led his troop of odd persons & circus tricks into fame & fortune. After several setbacks from childhood to a young man, Barnum found a niche - “regular“ people liked looking @ odd people - midgets, dog faced boy, the bearded woman, ... Read more
Planet 51
Wednesday, September 02, 2020      11 comments

2013, there is an anomaly, ... Imagine, if you will, a planet that appears to be stuck in the 1950’s in America. The music, the clothes, dads barbecuing in the back yard ... The kids are watching space monsters movies. The resident are comfort... Read more
Silverado
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      14 comments

Silverado is a wild, sprawling western story, in 1880. It has funny moments, lots of shootouts, good guys & bad guys. Typically, the good guys kill the bad guys, altho some peripheral people are killed by the bad guys. It starts with Emmett, re... Read more
Seabiscuit
Monday, August 31, 2020      13 comments

Seabiscuit raced into the hearts of Americans in the early Great Depression (which in total lasted 1929-41). Described as an undersized & overlooked Thoroughbred horse, experts passed on him. He was feisty, difficult to work with, & lazy (when ... Read more
Tootsie
Sunday, August 30, 2020      12 comments

Tootsie sashayed onto screen in 1982. It’s a gender bender comedy romance story. Lots of great actors in the cast. It started with Michael Dorsey, a perfectionist actor. He demands retakes, nit picks, &.can’t get a job. He has a roommate, Jeff, ... Read more
Rio
Saturday, August 29, 2020      10 comments

Rio hit the screens in 2012. It’s an animated musical adventure comedy about a rare bird (a male Spix’s macaw hatchling). The hatchling was taken illegally from Brazil, along with other rare &/or endangered birds, then smuggled into the States ... Read more
Fatal Attraction
Friday, August 28, 2020      15 comments

In 1987, philanderers got a little wake up call in the form of Fatal Attraction. It’s a psychological film about a man, Dan, a lawyer, who has a weekend fling with a woman, Alex. Dan’s wife (Ellen) & young child (Beth)were out of town. Dan thou... Read more
Field of Dreams
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      12 comments

Field of Dreams came out swinging in 1989 as a sports fantasy movie. A farmer, Ray Kinsella, growing corn in Iowa, hears a voice whispering “If you build it, he will come.” Naturally, he looks around to see whose there - no one. But he keeps hea... Read more
Kung Fu Panda
Wednesday, August 26, 2020      10 comments

Once upon a time, in a land far away (looks like China, centuries past), there lived a community of talking animals. They wear clothes, cook, read, learn & more, just like us. The Valley of Peace is the name of the place. The warriors train & li... Read more
Cinderella
Tuesday, August 25, 2020      10 comments

Another Disney animated moved redone live, Cinderella came out in 2015. Does anyone NOT know the story? There are so many variations of the “pure”,story, mostly minor. In this version, Ella was cherished by her parents. Her mother stressed that ... Read more

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