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Sean Connery Month 3 – The Untouchables

In order to properly sum up Sean Connery’s career with only four movies, one must watch at least one movie where he plays a supporting role instead of the lead.   He played a lot of supporting roles over the years, … Continue reading

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Sean Connery Month 2 – Finding Forrester

To properly look at the legendary career of Sean Connery, one must dive into at least one of his more dramatic roles. Finding Forrester feels like a good fit in more ways than one. It was the last well-received live-action … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 4 – Titanic

Even though I tend to watch more action movies, comedies and sci-fi/fantasy movies than anything else, I can enjoy pretty much any kind of movie you throw at me. Some of my favourite movies are dramas. There are several documentaries … Continue reading

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True Story Movies 3 – October Sky

Last week, we looked at Apollo 13 for the second entry in my true story theme month. I figured it was worth sticking with the space theme by taking a look at October Sky. October Sky is a biographical drama … Continue reading

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Robin Williams month 3 – Good Will Hunting

Of the four movies I’m planning on looking at this month, this is the only one I hadn’t seen even one minute of before. Although I never watched Good Morning Vietnam until a couple weeks back, I did catch parts … Continue reading

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Robin Williams movies 2 – Dead Poets Society

I was kind of split on whether to tackle this or Goodwill Hunting first. Dead Poets Society and Goodwill Hunting are often regarded as Robin Williams’ best performances. But considering this is the weekend I’m switching from evenings to mornings … Continue reading

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Supergirl: Being Super 4 review

Supergirl: Being Super is an alternate reality mini-series where Supergirl’s origin story is very similar to Superman’s. She grew up on a farm with two adoptive human parents and tried to live a normal human life, with little memory of … Continue reading

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Short Story review – Saturnine, In Her Head, Out of Time

About a year ago, I reviewed Ray Hecht’s debut novel, South China Morning Blues. He’s written other stuff too, like a couple of short stories here and there, and his personal blog where he talks about life in China. Full … Continue reading

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Novel review – South China Morning Blues

As someone hoping to get a novel published, it’s only right that I occasionally read a book from a writing friend, blogger or an otherwise beginning author who’s in a similar boat as myself. The book I’m talking about today … Continue reading

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