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Aside: 6 movies in and no streams

I have been paying attention to this phenomenon since the beginning of the Quest.  Netflix is arguably the largest purveyor of online streaming and DVD rental subscriptions.  I primarily use my account for streaming.  Rather, my wife streams a lot … Continue reading

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Week 4: Trailer Tuesday

So this week we will be checking out Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.  It stands to reason that we should transport ourselves back in time a little and try to imagine what it was like to first see the … Continue reading

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Week 3: Final Thoughts

I’ve been thinking more about the movie Casino since yesterday.  Still a good flick, no doubt!  I got to wondering about how I felt about Ace Rothstein, how he was pretty much the only character I sympathized with.  It got … Continue reading

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Friday: Last thoughts before the plunge

We watch the movie Casino tomorrow!  I have to be honest; I’m not so excited about sitting through this one after the first two movies.  Sitting through long flicks makes me really appreciate the more standard 90 minutes.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Rotten Wednesday: Week 3. Casino!

Let’s continue on down the line with looking at reviews for Casino, the 1995 movie about the mob in 70s Las Vegas. First, here’s Rotten Tomatoes.  Critics gave it 80% while the popular vote has it at 91% based on … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: Casino

This week’s movie is Casino, a 1995 mobster movie.  There are quite a few of these kinds of films from that time, aren’t there?   Trailer!

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Week 3: Movie Selection

Hello everyone! We have a new movie selection from the random number generator! #164…Casino! Synopsis: The inner-workings of a corrupt Las Vegas casino are exposed in Martin Scorsese’s story of crime and punishment. The film chronicles the lives and times … Continue reading

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Quentin Tarantino Talks There Will Be Blood

High praises for There Will Be Blood Embedding not allowed, unfortunately. I really like this radio monologue about the movie.  Tarantino obviously has an excellent movie knowledge and gives plenty of insight into how to watch the film.  Worth a … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday, Week 2

So last week’s movie selection and viewing were something of an aberration. My intention in the future is to select a movie on each Monday with a buildup of different kinds of information over the course of the week, starting … Continue reading

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The IMDB Quest

I am a geek, a scientist-in-training, a gamer, and a purveyor of anything I can get my hands on. That’s how I would like to see myself, at least. Unfortunately, I’ve failed at the most basic levels of study in … Continue reading

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