47 Great Movie Moments #43 – The General (part 2)

And we continue with this series of 47 moments in film that I love. (Why 47?)  I am almost not 47 anymore, so I should really get these done.  This is number #43, and for this one, we’re sticking with the same film as last time–albeit at a point earlier in the movie!

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47 Great Movie Moments #42 – The General

And we continue with this series of 47 moments in film that I love. (Why 47?)  I am almost not 47 anymore, so I should really get these done.  This is number #42.

The General (1926)

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Weekly Geeky Question #19: Influential Film Directors

Every week in 2018, the plan is that my friend Rod is going to ask me some geeky question that will answer in a post. This week is Week #19, and this week’s questions is…

Who are ten film directors who have influenced me personally?

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47 Movie Blogs #17 – The Mismarketed, the Miscategorized, and the Mistitled

I think this is a tough one for me.  We’ve all seen movies that have disappointed us, but how often can I truly say that the trailer or the promotional strategy was genuinely misleading, and not just making the film look better than it was?  Continue reading 47 Movie Blogs #17 – The Mismarketed, the Miscategorized, and the Mistitled

Can I Possibly Recommend It?

Today we’re talking about a film that has an absurdly contrived plot, paper-thin characterizations, and simplistic dialog.  It favors broad slapstick over dramatic nuance, and has a very predictable ending.  Is there any way I can in good conscience recommend such a film?  Well Continue reading Can I Possibly Recommend It?