The High and the Mighty [50 Films Older Than Me #42]

A while ago (indeed, almost a whole year ago), it was my birthday! And to add to all the real life goals and challenges that that brings, I’ve created at least one as it relates to movies and this blog–watch a film I’ve never seen before which came out in each year of the fifty years before I was born, and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #42.

Spoilers ahead.  

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Quantum Leap – So Help Me God [2.9]

Sam leaps into young lawyer Leonard Dancey in the 1950’s, and makes the decision to defy convention by defending a black woman on trial for murdering the son of the leading citizen of a small southern town.  Sam must overcome prejudice from all sides and his defendant’s own unwillingness to speak to find out what really happened, and save his client from the electric chair.

Written by Deborah Pratt. Directed by Andy Cadiff.

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2016 in Review: Some of the Sad Stuff

It has been well documented that 2016 has been a terrible year.

By that, I mean that many people have documented that they haven’t liked the year.  Many of them have documented this right on my Facebook feed, in fact. Continue reading 2016 in Review: Some of the Sad Stuff