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Brave

A bow Fergus?  She’s a lady. Everyone looked pretty pleased on the way out of the theater.  Sure, they looked, on average, in the 8 year old range and female, but that’s around the target age and it was the … Continue reading

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Men in Black 3

Don’t ask questions you don’t want the answers to. You shouldn’t ask questions you don’t want the answer to.  The only questions you don’t want the answer to are those that have only disgusting or undesirable possibilities.  Examples:  What’s the … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part III)

This is Part III, which is the penultimate installment in the Quadrilogy.  (Part I, Part II) Causes The questions are (1) why weren’t there more strong female characters and (2) why are there so many more now? Am I engaging … Continue reading

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Women As People in Film (Part II)

This is “Part II,” which is the sequel to “Part I.” Historical Point Speaking of actresses, why don’t I give you my Top 10. Katharine Hepburn, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn, Elizabeth Taylor, Bette Davis, Cate Blanchett, Meryl Streep, Emma Thompson, Myrna Loy, and Jodie Foster.  When we’re talking “all-time”, you’re … Continue reading

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British Comedy: A Guide (Part III: The Sketch Show)

Tier One – Buy It, Buy It, You Fool, Buy It Big Train (1998-2o02) This show featured Kevin Eldon, Julia Davis, Amelia Bullmore,  Mark Heap and Simon Pegg. While it lasts only two series, it is full of great material. These guys like … Continue reading

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