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About troycarruthers

I am a franchise owner/technician specializing in mobile auto paint and tire rim repair. I live in New Brunswick, Canada, with my wife and children whom I love even more than movies.

Pick your movie of the week: Biopics! (Oct 22-28/17)

It’s been since January that we’ve done biopics, which is considerable restraint on my part as this is my favourite movie genre. This time, every biopic is centered around a political figure. So when you pick, you could choose based … Continue reading

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The Big Bad Movie Monster Royal Rumble!

If you took all the movie monsters in the history of cinema and pitted them against each other in a kind of gladiator-style tournament, who do you think would win? Here’s my breakdown: The first casualty would have to be … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Oct 15-21/17

Another good year in movies. It was the year that brought us Spider-Man, Gangs of New York, Catch Me If You Can, Lilo & Stitch, and The Bourne Identity. The following nominations were also great, and they all made it to IMDb’s top 250 … Continue reading

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It takes two bay-bay!

You gotta love it when there are two or more actors who appear together more than once because their chemistry is just that good. This was true with Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. In fact, it was also true with … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: the 30’s! (Oct 7-13/17)

The “dirty thirties” was a tough time for us in the western world. And theaters were changing in a big way. The Great Depression caused theaters to change from fancy halls for the rich to a common place for common … Continue reading

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If I only fixed my brain

I am convinced that every one of us has had, and has, some degree of mental illness. Honestly, I believe we all need a therapist, even if for only once in awhile. This week I was thinking about my own … Continue reading

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Pick your movie of the week: Little People! (Sept 29-Oct 5/17)

All three of these movies emphasize the importance of little people in their respective stories. Which one would you choose to be our movie of the week? The Wizard of Oz (1939, MUNCHKINS) Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971, … Continue reading

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