Monthly Archives: December 2013

Theme: New Beginnings; Week: Jan 3-9/14

For each one of these movies there is a brand new, and very different, beginning for the main characters. So two questions: 1) Which one deserves to be movie of the week? and 2) What changes and new beginnings will … Continue reading

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This week’s (Dec 26/13-Jan 2/14) is… Gravity!

This week is different. In an effort to not ruin a brand new movie experience for anyone, especially one as groundbreaking as Gravity. Near the end of this post, like always, I will assign a best actor, actress and quote, … Continue reading

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Theme: The Year 2013; Week: Dec 27-Jan 2/14

Seeing as we are at the tail end of our year, this week’s picks are all movies released in the last 12 months. Gravity (#80) The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (#129) Prisoners (#233)

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This week’s (Dec 20-26/13) “movie” of the week is… How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

This race was neck and neck between this and A Charlie Brown Christmas. Both are by far the most treasured animated Christmas specials. It may not be yours, but the vast majority of people I spoke to and/or heard from … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Peter O’Toole

Peter, I know I said on this blog that I didn’t like your acting in Lawrence of Arabia and I am sorry for calling you a tool. I may not have liked it, but who can argue with someone being … Continue reading

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FYMI: 8 Improvised Moments in Comedy

This is such a great list to watch and read about. My favourite is the Good Will Hunting one. http://www.femalefirst.co.uk/movies/8-improvised-moments-in-comedy-379927.html/?_nospa=true

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Theme: TV Christmas Cartoon Specials (Week: Dec 20-26/13)

How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966) Mickey’s Christmas Carol (1983) A Charlie Brown Christmas (1965)

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