Monthly Archives: May 2014

Decade: 1960’s; Week: May 30-June 5/14

This is strange… For me to look back at the 60’s–the decade before I was born–while my kids are teens is like my father looking back at the 30’s when I was a teenager. I also remember loving music from … Continue reading

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For Micah

This week’s movie of the week is… The Kid! I’ll cut right to the chase. Eleven years ago Joy and I experienced the loss of a child. Miscarriages are something that can’t be fully appreciated without experience. Joy called me … Continue reading

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Decade: 1920’s; Week: May 23-29/14

Time for the oldest of the oldies. There are only four movies on the top 250 list that came out in the 1920’s. All four are listed this week. If you haven’t seen any of them, you can find them … Continue reading

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I feel like doing something violent today

This week’s movie of the week is… Taxi Driver! Sometimes I feel like doing something violent. Don’t you? When I hear about the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, a warlord raiding a village and killing and/or dismembering its innocent residents, families dying … Continue reading

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Decade: 70’s; Week: May 16-22/14

Bell bottoms, The Six-Million-Dollar Man, The Jeffersons, Watergate, Farrah Fawcett posters and Disco. The 70’s may have been a bit of an odd decade, but brought us the great movies listed below. Which one will be Movie of the Week? 1. Taxi Driver (1976, … Continue reading

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How good are you, goodfella?

This week’s (May 9-15/14) movie of the week is… Goodfellas! Every Friday night when I was my son’s age I watched The Dukes of Hazzard. That meant every night I would hear Waylon Jennings wail, “Just-a good ol’ boys.” Now … Continue reading

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Theme: Mafia! Week: May 9-15/14

It may sound morbid, but I love mob stories, and some of the best movies are “wise guys” movies. I deliberately left out The Godfather and The Godfather Part II because really, who can compete with them? I’ve found all three of … Continue reading

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