Royal Yawn

Am I the only one that’s getting a wee bit tired of hearing all about the upcoming Royal wedding? Do I care who’s invited?  No, I don’t, so please stop telling me. I hope that can manage a happy life together, under such constant scrutiny.

In The Name Of The Rose

I finally finished watching In the Name of the Rose.  It’s a little strange, to be honest, and definitely has overtones of 80s movies. Sean Connery and Christian Slater are both good, though.  The story is interesting, if a little slow-moving at times. An interesting note: Sean Connery had gray hair, even in the 80s.…
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Quote Quiz 2.18.11

1.  “Stern, if this factory ever produces a shell that can actually be fired, I’ll be very unhappy.” – Oskar Schindler, Schindler’s List 2.  “And so we throw him back into the sea to swim where he naturally swims, to learn what he naturally learns. We’ll see how long he remembers my benevolence.” – Hani,…
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Unknown

Thrillers have to tread the line between using action to drive the story and relying on a unique plot to captivate viewers.  Unknown, the new movie with Liam Neeson, fell somewhere in no-man’s-land between these two points.  That doesn’t mean it was a bad movie.  I actually quite enjoyed it. Neeson plays Dr. Martin Harris, who…
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In The Name Of Umberto Eco

I started watching The Name of the Rose last night, but went to bed before I saw much of it.  I hope to finish it tonight. Not only is Sean Connery in the movie, a very young Christian Slater is, too.  He’s rather cute, ya’ll!  And about sixteen when the movie was filmed. I will…
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