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Coronavirus & Curb Your Enthusiasm (random thoughts on both)

COVID-19 I hope this message finds everyone well as we enter ‘Lockdown’ mode. It feels to me like we are living in our very own Science Fiction movie. Certainly we haven’t lived in times comparable to the these. Perhaps psychologically

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3/03 – 9/03 incl. Peter, Paul, Mary Magdalene, Andy Kaufman, Melbourne and Pornography

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Peter, Paul, and Mary Magdalene – Bart Ehrman Audio interview at Faith Reason: I have read many of Bart Ehrman’s books and watched many

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Match Point (2005) – Woody Allen (Friday’s Finest)

Match Point is a Woody Allen film which hardly gets a mention when people recite Woody films off the top of their heads. It’s no wonder since Match Point is a major departure from Woody’s accustomed routes and ‘brand’ such

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American Movie (1999) – Chris Smith (Friday’s Finest)

Hmm, well… technically American Movie isn’t a movie, rather it’s a documentary about a movie that was made. Audiences could be forgiven thinking it’s a ‘mockumentary’ in the style of ‘Spinal Tap‘, but no folks I’m afraid this story is

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11/02 – 17/02 incl. The Bear Attack, Lou Reed & Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. And The Bear Attack  Article by Stacey E Bryan: Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s “The Revenant” is featured on a random internet list as one of

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Burn After Reading (2008) – Ethan & Joel Coen (Friday’s Finest)

Burn After Reading in much in the same vain as last week’s showcased film The Men Who Stare At Goats is a publicly panned and maligned film. Also both films have a star studded cast who venture into unfamiliar territory

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4/02 – 10/02 incl. Rocky Marciano, Mr G and Anna Khachiyan

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Overlutchting – before the dawn  Article by Nadine at Bloomwords: The clothes hanging over the edge of the laundry hamper in her closet were

Posted in Movies and TV, News, politics, Sport and Adventure

The Men Who Stare at Goats (2009) – Grant Heslov (Friday’s Finest)

Do you find there are just some movies that despite their apparent mediocrity and critical drubbing you find yourself wanting to revisit? Well, The Men Who Stare at Goats is one such movie I enjoy watching because it doesn’t take

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28/01 – 3/02 incl. Natassja Kinski, The Great Barrier Reef, Gravestones and Black Books.

Welcome to Monday’s News on the March – The week that was in my digital world. Stars of the Past: Natassja Kinski  Article at  PrettyandWittyandBright: The author of this article got in contact me with after reading my movie review

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1917 (2019) and Gallipoli (1981)- Friday’s Finest Special Edition

I saw the almost universally praised war-film 1917 in the cinema this week. While I discuss this movie I want to compare and contrast it to Peter Weir’s Australian movie Galipoli.  1917 like Gallipoli is set in World War 1

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