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2017-10-18 08:58 am

"THE ACCOUNTANT" (2016) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from the 2016 crime drama, "THE ACCOUNTANT". Directed by Gavin O'Connor, the movie starred Ben Affleck: Read more... )
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2017-10-09 09:42 pm

Coronation Chicken

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Below is a small article about a dish that was created in the early 1950s called Coronation Chicken. I first learned about the recipe while watching a "SUPERSIZERS" episode about the 1950s: Read more... )
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2017-10-05 08:05 pm

"THE MIRROR CRACK'D" (1980) Review




"THE MIRROR CRACK'D" (1980) Review

As far as I know, Guy Hamilton is the only director who has helmed two movie adaptations of Agatha Christie novels. The 1982 movie, "EVIL UNDER THE SUN" was the second adaptation. The first was his 1980 adaptation of Christie's 1962 novel, "The Mirror Crack'd From Side to Side". Read more... )
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2017-10-02 09:13 pm

"FLIGHT" (2012) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "FLIGHT", a 2012 drama directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Oscar nominee Denzel Washington: Read more... )
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2017-09-17 07:38 pm

"LORD EDGEWARE DIES" (2000) Review

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"LORD EDGEWARE DIES" (2000) Review

The worlds of Britain's upper-crust and artists mingled in Agatha Christie's 1933 novel called "Lord Edgeware Dies aka Thirteen at Dinner". There have been at least three movie and one radio adaptations of the novel in the past seven to eight decades. The most recent was a 100 minute television adaptation that aired in 2000 on the ITV series, "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT". Read more... )
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2017-09-11 09:37 pm

"THE MIRROR CRACK'D" (1980) Photo Gallery

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Below are images from "THE MIRROR CRACK'D", the 1980 adaptation of Agatha Christie's 1962 novel. Directed by Guy Hamilton, the movie starred Angela Landsbury as Miss Jane Marple: Read more... )
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2017-09-08 06:54 pm

TIME MACHINE: Abraham Lincoln's First Inauguration




TIME MACHINE: ABRAHAM LINCOLN'S FIRST INAUGURATION

March 4, 1861 marked the date of Abraham Lincoln's first inauguration as the 16th President of the United States. The event marked the first time that a candidate from the Republican Party occupied the White House as this country's head of state. Read more... )
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2017-09-02 08:56 pm

"SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" (1981) Review

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"SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" (1981) Review

Jane Austen's 1811 novel, "Sense and Sensibility" has been a favorite with her modern-day fans. The novel has produced at least three television and two movie adaptations and a literary parody. However, this review is about the seven-part, 1981 BBC adaptation. Read more... )
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2017-08-15 01:31 pm

"JERICHO" RETROSPECT: (1.01) "Pilot - The First Seventeen Hours"

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"JERICHO" RETROSPECT: (1.01) "Pilot: The First Seventeen Hours"

It took me quite a while to get over CBS' cancellation of the 2006-2008 post-apocalypse series, "JERICHO". Quite a while. But when I recently watched the series' first episode, "Pilot: The Seventeen Hours", my anger returned. Somewhat. After all, five years had past since the series' cancellation. And I know it will never come back. Read more... )
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2017-08-07 04:09 pm

"FAST FIVE" (2011) Review




"FAST FIVE" (2011) Review

I have never seen a movie from the FAST AND FURIOUS franchise before 2011. Never. I never had the inclination to see any of these movies, despite the series being a consistent cash cow for producer Neal H. Moritz and Universal Studios for the past decade. One might begin to wonder what led me to see the franchise's latest entry, "FAST FIVE". Read more... )
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2017-07-26 07:20 pm

"SENSE AND SENSIBILITY" (1981) Image Gallery

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Below are images of "SENSE AND SENSIBILITY", the 1981 BBC adaptation of Jane Austen's 1811 novel. Directed by Rodney Bennett and adapted by Alexander Baron, the miniseries starred Irene Richards and Tracey Childs: Read more... )
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2017-07-06 05:54 pm

Hangtown Fry



Below is an article on the 19th century California dish called "Hangtown Fry": Read more... )
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2017-06-28 07:41 pm

"J. EDGAR" (2011) Review




"J. EDGAR" (2011) Review

Actor/director Clint Eastwood directed his third - or possibly fourth - biopic film, during his career, with "J. EDGAR", an examination of the career and private life of F.B.I. director, J. Edgar Hoover. The movie starred Leonard Di Caprio as the infamous lawman. Read more... )
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2017-06-24 10:40 pm

"FAST FIVE" (2011) Photo Gallery



Below are images from "FAST FIVE", the fifth entry in the FAST AND FURIOUS franchise. Directed by Justin Lin, the movie stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson and Dwayne Johnson: Read more... )
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2017-06-19 03:20 pm

"CRANFORD" (2007) Review




"CRANFORD" (2007) Review

Ten years ago, the BBC aired a five-part miniseries adaptation of Elizabeth Gaskell’s series of stories about a small town in North West England. After viewing the 2004 miniseries, "NORTH AND SOUTH", my curiosity regarding the 2007 miniseries became piqued and I turned my attention toward it. Read more... )
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2017-06-07 05:51 pm

"J. EDGAR" (2011) Photo Gallery

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Below are images of Clint Eastwood's 2011 biopic about F.B.I. director, J. Edgar Hoover. The movie starred Leonardo Di Caprio: Read more... )
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2017-06-04 10:39 am

Top Five Favorite Episodes Five Favorite "LOST" Season Two (2005-2006)

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Below is a list of my top five favorite episodes from Season Two of "LOST" (2004-2010). The series was created by Jeffrey Lieber, J. J. Abrams and Damon Lindelof; and produced by the latter and Carlton Cuse. Read more... )