Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Favorite Movie Monologues – Duvall, Hanks, Jones, Stewart, and More

There was a blog I read maybe six months ago that inspired me to put this post together.  I wish I could remember who that blogger is. It was a woman. Anyway thank you whoever you are. There are maybe … Continue reading

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2016 Reading – My Favorite – ‘The Wright Brothers’

“If I were giving a young man advice as to how he might succeed in life, I would say to him, pick out a good father and mother, and begin life in Ohio.” – Wilbur Wright – – – – … Continue reading

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The Unknown Variable, the ‘X’ in Fiction

“Rough business this movie business. I may have to go back to loan sharking for a rest.” – Chili Palmer, Get Shorty – – – – – – – – It’s probably similar for most bloggers – you plan your … Continue reading

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So Much More Than Just “The Master of Suspense”

“Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.” – Alfred Hitchcock – – – – – – – Saturday, the 13th … Continue reading

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Friday Lite: Addicted to LOST/Love

Whoa, you like to think that you’re immune to the stuff, oh yeah It’s closer to the truth to say you can’t get enough You know you’re gonna have to face it, you’re addicted to LOST – – – – … Continue reading

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Movies and Two Uniquely American Men

“No saint, no pope, no general, no sultan, has ever had the power that a filmmaker has;  the power to talk to hundreds of millions of people for two hours in the dark.” – Frank Capra This week there were … Continue reading

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Book: Sermon on the [pitcher’s] Mound

“I’ve never been very comfortable looking in the mirror. Life can be so much easier without the messy complication of self-examination.”  – Michael O’Connor, talking about the marriage relationship in his book Sermon on the Mound. It seems to me, … Continue reading

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