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Movie Challenge Day 10

This image is from the best extended piece of film-making ever–the opening sequence of this movie. The hour-plus that follows is quite excellent, too. Easily my favorite animated flick–The Incredibles is second, but a little too derivative to be a … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 9

I like saint movies. This is the most recent of a few that have affected me. Gandhi. Romero. These might have been better films from an objective standpoint. I am neither a radical pacifist or a courageous bishop. In another … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 8

On facebook, I keep to the challenge: post a pic and say nothing about the movie. Here I can’t resist a bit of blab. A sports movie has to be in my top-ten. I considered Hoosiers, Miracle, and a good … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 7

Heading this movie challenge into this century, the first of four I’ve seen. In my mind, I can’t think of a thing wrong with it. Understated but distinctive musical score. Good actors in the significant roles. A very twisty plot … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 6

A film fanatic friend talked me into seeing this production. If I had to choose a Shakespeare film for my top-ten movie challenge, it would be this one. What to say about a movie that I could follow in Japanese … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 5

  I might struggle to keep up with this series. I posted on fb this morning, but I haven’t added commentary there–at least until my friends ask me about a Russian and an American sitting on a Scottish dock at … Continue reading

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Movie Challenge Day 4

Installment #4 of significant movie experiences. I know the filmmaker has a tarnished rep in many eyes. I liked the depiction of dysfunctional relationships, of which there are many. Alcohol was a raging demon in my extended family, and even … Continue reading

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