Almost Famous [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #22]

Earlier this year, I turned 50 years old!  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 my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #22.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Mumford [50 New-Old Movies for the 51st Year #20]

Earlier this year, I turned 50 years old!  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 my life (thus the “Old-New” terminology), and then write a bit about it.  This is Post #20.  Spoilers ahead.  

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Musing on Movies: “Failure to Launch” (2006)

Just to make it clear, I’m not writing about Failure to Launch (2006) starring Matthew McConaughey and Sarah Jessica Parker because I think it’s a great film or a classic, or even particularly notable.  It’s just that I happened to catch it over the weekend, and I’d had it on my mind to write some quick thoughts on films on this blog, I’d thought I’d start here.  Continue reading Musing on Movies: “Failure to Launch” (2006)