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Week 7: Rotten Wednesday. Is Stalker Beloved by All?

It’s Wednesday, and you all know what that means.  It’s time to check out the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes to get a feel for what is good and bad about the movie of the week.  Of course, this week we’re … Continue reading

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Week 7: Trailer Tuesday. What is Stalker About?

Hello all!  Stalker is on tap for this week.  Judging from movie posters and the like, it appears to be a strange film.  I say judging from those because I cannot, for the life of me,find an official trailer!  If … Continue reading

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Week Six: Complete! The Third Man was…Interesting!

Hello everyone.  Just finished up watching The Third Man.  I liked it, but as usual with these older films I felt it dragged in the middle some.  I checked the time remaining often throughout. It’s no matter.  The film, especially … Continue reading

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Week 6: Before the Plunge. Will The Third Man hold up after 60+ Years?

Tomorrow we’re going to be checking out the film “The Third Man.”  We’re already aware from Wednesday what the critics have to say about this movie.  At 104 minutes, it should be rather tolerable if it’s not perfect. Am I … Continue reading

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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 6: Rotten Wednesday, Glowing Reviews for the Third Man?

You know what Wednesday means!  This week we’re tackling another film from generations ago, The Third Man.  The trailer didn’t give us all that much to latch onto, but at 104 minutes this should be a rather bearable ride.  Today, … Continue reading

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Week 6: Trailer Tuesday. What the heck is “The Third Man?”

If you’re like me, you’ve never heard of this film, “The Third Man.”  That’s why I’m hoping the trailers can enlighten us a little as to the plot and general tone.  If it’s like the trailers for “On the Waterfront,” … Continue reading

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Week 6: Movie Selection

So yeah, On The Waterfront was a pretty good flick.  Maybe it dragged a bit here and there, but it deserves a place on the “Oughta Watch This” list. Now we’re spinning at magic random number wheel again!  What will … Continue reading

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Soundtrack Thursday: Week 5

Hello all.  Today we’re taking a peek at the soundtrack for the movie “On the Waterfront.”  This film is on the docket as this week’s random selection for the IMDB Top 250 Quest. And guess who composed the soundtrack?  Leonard … Continue reading

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Week 4: Taking the Plunge

Tomorrow we are going to tackle Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.  This week seems to have whizzed by, in fact!  Unfortunately, there was not much substance to the soundtrack, similar to Casino.  Rather, there was nothing to review or … Continue reading

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