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WHO’S THE BOOB?

I haven’t watched the Academy Awards in years and had no clue why Seth MacFarlane was the host.  I don’t watch cartoons so I have no idea what “Family Guy” is all about.  That being said, the next day my news page featured several headlines about him and some stupid song he sang at the […]

Woody Allen: Father and Brother-in-Law

Anyone who knows me knows that I won’t buy a book, see a movie, or purchase a DVD if it’s written by or stars some idiot actor who spouts off about this country, glorifies tyrants or abuses children.  (Believe me, that leaves relatively few choices but that’s okay.) Case in point:  Woody Allen.  After he […]

THE OLD AND THE NEW – DOES ANY OF IT REALLY MATTER?

I recently wrote an article about my disdain for Hollywood remakes and someone commented and said “I strongly suggest you step out of your age-ism and try really hard to recognize that the world we live in is not the one you grew up in.” Well, clearly I’m aware that the world we live in […]

SOME MOVIES SHOULD BE UNTOUCHABLE

So, I turned on my computer the other day and what do I see on my news page?  Hollywood is remaking “The Thin Man” with Johnny Depp in the role of William Powell.  My jaw dropped because the six Thin Man movies are some of my and my husband’s favorites.  (He has them all on […]

CREATIVITY IS IN SHORT SUPPLY

It seems like every time I turn around, someone is remaking a movie or a tv show.  Superman, Batman, Charlie’s Angels, Bionic Woman, Hawaii Five-0, the Green Hornet, and The Munsters, to name a few.  The original 1933 King Kong is one of my husband’s favorite movies and “creative” Hollywood has already made two hideously […]