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When you suffer a devastating loss, there is the pain of missing what you once had. But there is pain that goes beyond the space circumscribed by the person who is gone. Grief is its own planet and everyone who […]

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It doesn’t get much bigger than this. I have FIVE incredible prize packages. Each winner will receive three prizes! They are: Phineas & Ferb: Very Perry Christmas In an all-new, Perry-powered adventure, Phineas, Ferb, and their pet platypus (AKA Agent […]

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In the early days of animation, Disney’s biggest rival was the studio run by the Fleischer brothers, whose Betty Boop, Popeye, and Out of the Inkwell cartoons were very popular. Their first feature, released in 1939, was “Gulliver’s Travels.” While […]

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In a remake of the John Wayne classic that is truer to the Charles Portis book, the Coen brothers have made their most sincere film yet, a western as spare and yet majestic as its unspoiled landscapes. Like all great […]

Thanks to Alexander Law for suggesting this animated short from the National Film Board of Canada about a wild (and I do mean wild) west Christmas.

I hope you’ve been keeping up with “The Sing-Off” — it is simply enthralling television. I just hate to think that they can’t all be winners! If you’ve been watching, be sure to check out the blog from judge Ben […]

“Will I be able to understand it if I never saw the first two ‘Step Up’ movies?” asked a friend. Uh, you’ll be able to understand it if you have never seen a single movie and don’t speak English. All […]

I love the classics, but if you’ve seen them all and want to try something new, take a look at these holiday gems: Desk Set Before smart phones and Google, there were people like the character played by Katherine Hepburn […]

Thanks for the great questions!#1 late 80’s early 90’s. Takes place in CA during WWII. Japanese submarine sailor gets washed on shore and gets cared for by a little boy.#2 late 80’s early 90’s. Little boy has a few ghost […]

Thanks to all who entered! Winners of the “Flipped” DVD are: Ken W., Indiana Chris D., California Julie C., Illinois LaDonna J., Ohio Jennifer F., Illiinois

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