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Monthly Archives: November 2015

A Gift Wrapped Christmas movie review

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A Gift Wrapped Christmas is the first 2015 installment from Lifetime’s never-ending made for TV Christmas movie factory (only rivaled by Hallmark).  As per usual, this movie has nothing new to offer but is at least passable entertainment.  Read the rest of this entry

Miracle on 34th Street (1947) movie review

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Nothing transitions Thanksgiving into Christmas quite like the original Miracle on 34th Street. Often imitated but never duplicated, this movie is beyond reproach and I will have words with anyone who says otherwise.

Hence, here are more words:  Read the rest of this entry

Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade movie review

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With a title like Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade… what could this movie be about?

Yeah, they’re not exactly burying the lead.  Read the rest of this entry

A Family Thanksgiving movie review

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When it’s too early in the year to show crappy original made for TV Christmas movies, what’s Hallmark Channel to do?  Take one of their carbon copy Christmas movies and do a find & replace and bring you A Family Thanksgiving.   Read the rest of this entry

“You take the blue pill…”

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“This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back. You take the blue pill:  the sinus infection ends and you wake up in your bed feeling better. You take the red pill: you stay awake and I show you how deep the tissue box goes.”

In other words, I have a sinus infection.

Facebook: The Official Site of Finding Out Which of Your High School Friends are Racist and/or Crazy

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This is the best thing ever.

Oh Facebook, you’ve taught me so much over the years.  I suppose the most treasured lesson is the revelation that former acquaintances have taken the proverbial long walk off the short mental pier.  Read the rest of this entry

And So It Goes movie review

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What is the rubric upon which And So It Goes is to be judged against?  I’m going to say similar geriatric RomComs, and since Diane Keaton is in this flick, Something’s Gotta Give is a fair comparison, and by that standard… I guess this movie doesn’t suck donkey dong.

I guess.  Read the rest of this entry

I’m Back & I’m Married

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The hiatus is over – I’m back and I’m married!
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San Andreas movie review

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“I guess this is as good a time as any to talk about our failed marriage.”

I was on a flight from Newark to Denver and I said to myself, San Andreas is exactly the sort of movie you watch on a plane; dial your expectations down and watch The Rock be charismatic.”  I was right, but more than that, this is actually a pretty tight action movie.  Read the rest of this entry

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