Monthly Archives: October 2016

Pick your movie of the week: WWI! (Nov 4-10/16)

Last year at this time we looked at WWII movies. This year it’s WWI and may it bring to mind all who have sacrificed, and all who still do, for us and our freedom. Which movie would you pick of … Continue reading

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Hogwashed Up

The star of this week’s movie is Michael Keaton, an actor I’ve heard being referred to as “washup up,” (until 2014, of course, when along came Birdman). He got his big break in the early-to-mid 80’s in films such as Mr. … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: 80’s Horror Comedies! (Oct 28-Nov 3/16)

Yes, this is definitely a unique genre. And some of the most well-known, loved, and copied of this family of movies came out in the 80’s. So for a final Halloween Hoorah, which would you choose to be this week’s … Continue reading

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9 movies that scared the crap out of me

I used to think I didn’t like horror movies. But over the years I’ve learned that there are just certain kinds of horror movies that I don’t like, which generally can be put into 2 categories: gory and demonic. But watching … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Ghosts! (Oct 21-27/16)

Another Halloween theme: ghosts! Everyone loves (or at least loves to hate) a good ghost story. I chose 4 of the most popular and/or notorious ghost story films. Which one would you choose to be this week’s movie? 1. Ghostbusters (1984) … Continue reading

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Pegged

I asked a classroom of college students about their high school experiences. It was amazing to me how many used the phrase “I was the…” If it wasn’t “science nerd” or “stereotypical jock,” it was “awkward loner” or “class clown … Continue reading

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Pick your Movie of the Week: Classic Movie Monsters! (Oct 14-20/16)

I remember the first time being introduced to these actors and their respective characters when discovering a book at my aunt and uncle’s house. I loved reading about them and seeing the stills from their movies. It’s an interesting genre … Continue reading

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