Captain America

Captain America is yet another in the continuing series of movies made from comic books.  The real question is, can it stand up to movies like The Dark Knight? As with most movies today, the special effects are interesting and generally quite creative.  The most interesting effect of this movie might be how they made Steve…
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Quote Quiz 7.29.11 – ANSWERS

1.  “You can’t handle the truth!” – Col. Jessep, A Few Good Men 2.  “What’s the matter, Danny? Never taken a shortcut before?” – Nicholas Angel, Hot Fuzz 3.  “I ordered a muffin… But I think they gave me a small planet.” – Dan, Dan in Real Life 4.  “Show me the money!” – Jerry Maguire/Rod…
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Miracle

I watched the 2004 movie Miracle when it first came out, and I just watched it again.  Even though I’m not a big fan of hockey, I enjoyed the movie just as much the second time. After all, as Coach Brooks wife Patti says, “This is about more than hockey.”  Miracle is about people learning…
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Inspector Morse

There are a number of movie or TV series based on books.  I recently watched a few of the Inspector Morse movies, which are based on the books by Colin Dexter. Morse (faithfully played by John Thaw) is a different type of Inspector than the average–he’s Oxford-educated, likes Mozart and good books, and is perhaps older…
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Weekend Adventures

I have returned from my camping trip!  Of course, since I was camping, I didn’t watch any movies.  Well, I shouldn’t say ‘of course,’ because I encountered a couple people who sat in their SUV in the campground watching a movie. My family and I spent our time watching the ‘movie’ of the landscape around…
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