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Everything You Never Knew About The Making Of Last Starfighter

http://io9.com/everything-you-never-knew-about-the-making-of-last-star-1602703884?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow I’ve gone all nostalgic now.  I love this movie.   I should buy it so I can enjoy all these behind the scenes goodies myself. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/09/finally-a-way-to-find-movies-worth-watching-on-netflix/?ncid=rss I’ll give this site a try this weekend.  This is exactly why i don’t like Netflix streaming: I am not going to waste my time slogging through the slush … Continue reading

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When Is It Okay (If Ever) To Fail the Bechdel Test?

http://observationdeck.io9.com/when-is-it-okay-if-ever-to-fail-the-bechdel-test-1586354535?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow More observations on failing the Bechdel Test. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize

http://io9.com/why-the-bechdel-test-is-more-important-than-you-realize-1586135613 So much of what I watch or read fails the Bechdel test.  I overlook or forgive some of it.  If not, you’ll hear about it here. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Parkland (3.5 Stars)

Parkland 3.5 out of 5 stars Watched BluRay late March 2014 I must be mad (hinting at March Madness) or crazy because all this film did was depress me.  These events predate me by almost ten months.  Not even a … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Gravity (5 Stars)

Gravity 5 out of 5 stars Watched in theater (October 2013) and at home (March 2014) This was a great birthday gift last October.  My husband and I saw this movie in theaters last fall.  Absolutely amazing. Yesterday, we invited … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Seven Days in Utopia (2.5 Stars)

Seven Days in Utopia 2.5 out of 5 stars Watched in February 2014 Synopsis from IMdb: After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher. … Continue reading

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Serial Queens of the Silent Era: The First Female Action Heroes | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2013/12/the-first-female-action-heroes I need to see if Netflix has any if these old silent films available.  Or perhaps TCM might air them late night. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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As You Wish: Little-Known Facts About The Princess Bride | Tor.com

http://www.tor.com/blogs/2013/11/little-known-facts-about-the-princess-bride Time to watch this again. In fact, I need to add it to my Blu-Ray library.  Absolutely love thus movie.

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Article: How MMA Is Changing the Fight Culture in Hollywood One Armbar at a Time

How MMA Is Changing the Fight Culture in Hollywood One Armbar at a Time http://bleacherreport.com/articles/1743322-how-mma-is-changing-the-fight-culture-in-hollywood-one-armbar-at-a-time Posting this as a nod to one of my hubby’s favorite sports and to my son who briefly competed nationally in judo.  I love a … Continue reading

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