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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 7: Movie Selection. What’s the poison this week?

Further and further down the rabbit hole we go.  What’s the number today?  What lottery ticket have we pulled?   #231 Stalker (1979)!   Yet another movie I’ve not heard of!  What’s it about?  Here’s a synopsis from IMDB. Near … 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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Rotten Wednesday: Week 5 (bumped up)

Hello all.  As I mentioned before I will be missing from the Internet this weekend, so things are getting moved forward a little bit.  So savor the flavor of a tomato on Tuesday!  What does Rotten Tomatoes say about our … Continue reading

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Week 5: Movie Selection

Hello, everyone!  I am movie’d out this weekend after our watching of the whole Dark Knight Trilogy as well as Lock, Stock, and Two Smoking Barrels.  This coming weekend I will be out of town without Internet, so I am … 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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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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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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