Tag Archives: movies

Wednesday Open Thread: It’s All Related, Part 2

The second movie that I hope you will see this Holiday Season is the big screen adaptation of the August Wilson play Fences, starring Denzel  Washington and Viola Davis. August Wilson was instrumental in bringing the Black experience, in all … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread: Almost Christmas at a Theater Near You

Almost Christmas looks like a fun way to spend a couple of hours in the movie theater. If you and the family want to go see a movie this weekend, why not give it a try?

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Saturday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, Watchable Villain in ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Die Hard,’ Dies at 69 By DAVE ITZKOFF and KATIE ROGERS JAN. 14, 2016 Alan Rickman, the accomplished British stage actor who brought an erudite dignity to film roles like Hans Gruber, … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Remembering Those Lost in 2016: Robert Stigwood

Not everyone involved in the Arts is in front of the camera. There are those behind the scenes that work to bring that talent to the world. Robert Stigwood, Bee Gees Manager and Film Producer, Dead at 81 Impresario also … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread | Memorable Teen Movies: House Party

House Party is a 1990 American comedy film released by New Line Cinema. It stars Kid and Play of the popular hip hop duo Kid ‘n Play, and also stars Paul Anthony, Bow-Legged Lou, and B-Fine from Full Force, and … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Memorable Teen Movies: Fast Times at Ridgemont High

Times at Ridgemont High is a 1982 American coming-of-age teen comedy film written by Cameron Crowe, adapted from his 1981 book of the same name. As a freelance writer for Rolling Stone magazine, Crowe went undercover at Clairemont High School … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread-Denzel Washington Week

I hope you are enjoying this weekend with family and friends. And that you have enjoyed this week with Denzel.  

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