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    Review Barefoot Gen (1983)

    Seeing as today, August 6, 2020, is the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, this film came to mind. Barefoot Gen (はだしのゲン, Hadashi no Gen) is a 1983 Japanese anime war drama film loosely based on the Japanese manga series of the same name by Keiji Nakazawa. Directed by Mori Masaki and...
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    News Little Richard (1932-2020)

    Singer/songwriter/musician Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard, passed away today from unknown causes.
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    News John Prine (1946-2020)

    From Wikipedia: John Prine was an American country folk singer-songwriter. He was active as a composer, recording artist, and live performer from the early 1970s until his death and was known for an often humorous style of original music that has elements of protest and social commentary. Lots...
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    News Kirk Douglas (1916 - 2020)

    Kirk Douglas passed away in his Beverly Hills home on February 5 at the age of 103. I didn't realize he had come from such humble origins!
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    News Terry Jones (1942 - 2020)

    Monty Python's Terry Jones has passed away at the age of 77.
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    Review Orphan 55

    So what's your verdict? I give it a 7/10, same as last week (and the week before). I see the folks at PLANET MONDAS don't care for it at all because it's too but that didn't bother me. Reminds me of with their discovery halfway through, and Also what the hell was up with Maybe, for...
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    Is Doctor Who offensive?

    This article was posted on PLANET MONDAS and Ginger Cat shut it down because the discussion was derailing too much -- except the responses must have been deleted because I can't even see what they are!! Not the first time that mod has gotten on my nerves ... anyway ...
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    Review Spyfall (2020)

    SOOOO what did you all think? I see the opinions on PLANET MONDAS (for anyone who posts there) are all over the map. Personally, I give both parts 1 and 2 a 7/10. I absolutely adore Sacha Dhawan as ! I was also happy that the companions were given much more to do this time around, and the...
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    News Australian bushfires

    I'm reading about how these fires killed 500 million animals since September: I feel so bad for them! :emoji_disappointed: And apparently the Prime Minister...
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    News Bonhoeffer: Holy Traitor (2021)

    I see there have been a few films made about Dietrich Bonhoeffer already. There's Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (2000) Then there's Bonhoeffer (2003) Then there's Come Before Winter (2017)...
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    News Caroll Spinney (1933-2019)

    He was Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street. I wonder if the show will say anything – probably not, the kids probably don’t even think about the puppeteer in the costume. I still remember when Mr. Hooper died...
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    News René Auberjonois (1940 - 2019) I primarily remember him from Benson. I didn’t know he had cancer. :emoji_pensive:
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    News Paul Darrow (1941-2019) :emoji_disappointed:
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    Review Der Favorit der Königin (1922) From the World Socialist Website: This year’s retrospective included the largely unknown movie The Queen’s Favourite (Der Favorit der Königin, 1922), directed by Franz Seitz, a film in the tradition of the Enlightenment dealing with the suppression...
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    Fun Looking for a movie

    I bought “Elmer Gantry” with a gift card, but I’m going to return it because it’s not the film I have in mind. I’m looking for a black and white movie with a reactionary preacher who gets mad at the end of the film and starts yelling until he has a heart attack and dies. Does that ring any...
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    Review Phantom of the Opera (2004)

    The Phantom of the Opera is a 2004 British–American musical drama film based on Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1986 musical of the same name, which in turn is based on the French novel Le Fantôme de l'Opéra by Gaston Leroux. Produced and co-written by Lloyd Webber and directed by Joel Schumacher, it...
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    Fun Happy Thanksgiving!

    Just wanted to say Happy Thanksgiving. I’m watching Macy’s Thanksgiving parade now. We’re having eight people, and cooking a lot of meat because nobody but me wants turkey. We have a very strange family. And we’re having way too much meat imo, but hey, got to keep everybody happy.
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    Review Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974)

    From Wikipedia: Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore is a 1974 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Robert Getchell.[2] It stars Ellen Burstyn as a widow who travels with her preteen son across the Southwestern United States in search of a better life. Kris...
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    Review Jules and Jim (1962)

    An unconventional love story about two best friends and a tempestuous woman.