Category Archives: Movies

My Star Wars Countdown

With the conclusion of what has been dubbed the Skywalker Saga, the Star Wars franchise has reached one of those moments, where it may continue indefinitely, yes, but it has also reached a conclusion (again). I figure now — right now, … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #321: Stay Separate from the Enemy

“Your compassion is a weakness your enemies will not share.” “That’s why it’s so important: it separates us from them.” – Ducard/Ra’s al’Ghul & Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins Most of the quotes I share, I must admit, have lessons which … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #320: Enjoy the Moment

“I’m trying to hold my breath Let it stay this way Can’t let this moment end.” – from “Never Enough,” from The Greatest Showman This is very much in the same vein as last week’s quote, and how appropriate is … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #316: Truce

“The outcome of this war won’t be decided tonight. I don’t think anyone would criticize us for laying down our rifles on Christmas Eve.” – Lieutenant Gordon, Joyeux Noel The Christmas Truce of 1914 is, I think, one of the … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #315: What We Need for Christmas

“I don’t need anything more for Christmas than this right here: my family.” – Lou Lou Who, How the Grinch Stole Christmas It might not be Christmas Day just yet, but after a week of giving thanks, and watching this … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #313: Veteran Bond

“Those who have journeyed far to fight in foreign lands know that the soldier’s greatest comfort is to have his friends close at hand. In the heat of battle, it ceases to be an idea for which we fight, or … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #312: Living is More Than Survival

“I don’t want to survive! I want to live!” – Captain B. McCrea, WALL-E This is one of my most favorite quotes. Disney’s Wall-E depicts a humanity that would be the envy of many. No one has to work, to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #304: A Strong Hope

“Until such time as the world ends, we will act as though it intends to spin on.” -Nick Fury, The Avengers One of Nick Fury’s more famous lines ever, it’s a reply to his subordinate, who is directing an evacuation … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #300: Good Worth Fighting For

“There’s some good in this world, Mister Frodo, and it’s worth fighting for.” – Samwise Gamgee, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers One really wants these “milestone” quotes to be something special, ya know? And I don’t think … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #289: A Human Being

“I am not an animal! I am a human being!” – John Merrick, The Elephant Man I believe it was for an Intro to Film college course that I saw The Elephant Man. It tells the story of John Merrick, … Continue reading

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