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These stories have been around a long time. Some of them I have updated. Many of them I haven’t. This started out when blogs were like, new! 

Do UFO’s Exist?

Do UFO’s Exist?

I love UFO's! Huge headed aliens and stuff. You know.. Glittering eyes. Close Encounters of the 3rd Kind and ET. Wow... I love that stuff. Area 51. Is there really something "out there" ? Satanic Aliens I have heard it said that these aliens are actually demon's of...

Spell Check Colonel – KFC

Spell Check Colonel – KFC

I found out today that my ios spell check doesnt know who Colonel Sanders is. I kept asking Seri or whatever for help, but it just didn't happen.  Finally my wife stepped up to the plate and helped me out. It all started with a message to her. We were talking about...

Star Trek and Politics

Star Trek and Politics

Well here I am back on the hip opinion. How long has it been, 10 years? So Now I must reflect on being hip, (not) Star Trek an politics. Now that I’m older, I realize I'm not very hip anymore. Well, I never really was, I just THOUGHT I was. I was really just a guy...

Crime Of Old: “The Suspect”

What does a man in Edwardian England do when his marriage is hopeless?  Well, he should not fall in love with another woman.  This is what Philip Marshall in The Suspect (1944) does, and his outraged wife, Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West, refuses to...

Carlino Falling: “The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea”

Directed and scripted by Lewis John Carlino, The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With the Sea (1976), is based on a novel by Japanese writer Yukio Mishima.  The homosexual Mishima wrought a book in which he presented 1) sexual longing, and 2) a pack of odd, early teen boys...

On the 2013 Film About “Renoir”

In France's Renoir, released in the U.S. in 2013, the beloved impressionist (played by Michel Bouquet) has his new muse Andree (Christa Theret) pose for him regularly.  This she does contentedly until Renoir's middle son Jean (Vincent Rottiers)---the future film...

The Anti-Hero, “Dillinger”

Dillinger (1973), the John Milius film, is not much of a movie---for one thing, it doesn't really care about character---but it is exciting.  Gun battles are battles. The fine Warren Oates plays John Dillinger, and his character isn't sanitized.  Neither is the...

I Have To Leaf It Alone: “A New Leaf”

Elaine May's 1971 film, A New Leaf, is a misfire, notwithstanding it was butchered through cutting by Paramount Pictures, a company May sued.  I'm skeptical of it regardless, though, since some pretty weak May-written comedy dominates the movie's first few scenes and,...

Another French Job – Truffaut’s “The Story of Adele H.”

Francois Truffaut's French picture, The Story of Adele H. (1975), is a partly fictitious period piece about Adele Hugo's unending pursuit of a British lieutenant with whom she once had a romance.  (Adele was the daughter of Victor Hugo.)  He doesn't want her, but she...

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