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Magic in the Moonlight

Magic in the Moonlight

  This new Woody Allen movie is a quirky, Cary Grant-style  comedy set in France and Germany in 1928. Stanley Crawford is a world-famous illusionist who performs as Wei Ling Soo, master magician of the Orient. In reality he’s a condescending cad with very little patience for humanity. Colin Firth’s [...]

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Winter Art Projects to do with the Grandkids

Winter Art Projects to do with the Grandkids

Having the kids over for the holidays is one of life’s great pleasures.  Here are two quick and easy art projects you can do with them while they are visiting. Making a Play-Doh Snowman                 Whether you live in a place where you [...]

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Movies for Grown Ups – the AARP Film Festival

Movies for Grown Ups – the AARP Film Festival

  Movie studies tend to target a younger audience – after all this is the demographic that goes to movies and buys tickets. So it was a joy and a delight to see a change this year. “It’s clear that Hollywood is paying attention to the tastes of the 50-plus [...]

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Interview with Tim Curry of Rocky Horror Picture Show

Interview with Tim Curry of Rocky Horror Picture Show

This was one of my all time favorite movies. Tim Curry was sensational as Frank ‘n Furter.  This is the only interview he ever gave about the part.  

by × November 20, 2013 × 0 comments

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New Coen Brothers Movie Focuses on 60s Folk Era

New Coen Brothers Movie Focuses on 60s Folk Era

      Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest movie from Joel and Ethan Coen.  The film follows a week in the life of struggling folk singer Llewyn Davis. This film, which won the Grand Prix at Cannes, is not about the hey-day of folk when Bob Dylan was getting [...]

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Two Good Men

Two Good Men

  Kevin Costner and Tom Berenger each earned an Emmy for their roles in the History Channel’s Hatfields and McCoys mini-series. Kevin Costner is not known as a TV star – he’s a movie star. However, he has never before won an award for acting.  His Dances with Wolves wins [...]

by × October 1, 2012 × 1 comment