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“Midnight In Paris” a Gem from Allen’s Mind After a Long Hiatus

October 18, 2011

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NOTE:  The following is an endorsement of Allen’s film; not his morals. Once when asked where his comedy came from Woody Allen replied “I don’t know.”  It was the answer of a true comedic genius – in fact anyone of artistic genius.  The creative spirit takes many forms but generally it comes from the direction […]

The Black Swan Not as Bad as “Billed”

January 22, 2011

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For those of you who cling to reviews – book, play, art show, whatever – you will miss a lot of life if you are guided by others.  You may indeed hit a” B” instead of an “A” movie but there is a lot in a”B” or even in a “C” movie that pushes the […]

Strangely Believe It: William Shatner’s Death Mask Used for 1978 Movie Halloween?

October 30, 2010

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“Strangely believe it,” but William Shatner’s death mask made for Star Trek was doctored up and used in the low-budget first Halloween movie.  Look carefully at the central character, the returned from the dead Michael Myers and you will become a believer. Here, Shatner and his daughter discuss how all of this came about: Now […]

Movie “Catfish” Chronicles Dangerous On-Line Dreams and Deception

October 9, 2010

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ABC’s 20/20 examined the background of the 3 young photographer friends who photographed and video taped everything – each other, their environment – everything and hourly it seemed. Their most noteworthy project was filming one of their own, Nev.  He had befriended an 8-year-old girl on MySpace.  Before he knew it, he had befriended her […]