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First Man Never Takes Off

A movie which should lift the spirits, providing a rip-roaring adventure, man overcoming seeming impossible odds to achieve one of history’s most significant achievements, stays earthbound. The film focuses on Neil Armstrong but never gets us to really care about … Continue reading

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Oscar Night 2014

It was a tough decision, Walking Dead or Oscars.  I choose “The Walking Dead” over Oscar. I think it was turned out to be a fair trade; last night’s episode hand the sense of marking time although it delved a … Continue reading

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Tabby at the Sheraton

November, 2007 My cat Tabby and I have been staying at the Sheraton in Tarrytown for a more than a week while my bathroom and bedroom are being renovated. It was advertised as “pet friendly.” On late Friday afternoon I leave … Continue reading

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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Last night I watched the classic 1935 film musical Roberta, which is set in Paris.  The romantic leads are played by Irene Dunn and Randolph Scott.  The secondary romantic  couple is played by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.  Ginger Rogers … Continue reading

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Musings on the enigmatic ending to “Taxi Driver”

Hey Mike, Are you talking to ME? Oh yeah I guess you were. I’m here in the Peanaught Gallery and glad that you caught Taxi Driver on the tele last night.  It is a great movie. Not the definitive Scorsese … Continue reading

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