Category Archives: Movies

Sunday’s Wisdom #372: Choosing Now

“You gotta let go of that stuff from the past ’cause it just doesn’t matter. The only thing that matters is what you choose to be now.” – Po, Kung Fu Panda 2 Happy New Year, my wonderful audience! I … Continue reading

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Shifting Tastes: Some Random Musings

I’ve never been much of a horror fan. Or at least I’ve deliberately refrained from delving into the genre very much. I have nothing whatsoever against anyone who does – like and let like, after all – but I just … Continue reading

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The Man Who Re-Invigorated Christmas

Shakespeare in Love. Finding Neverland. Saving Mr. Banks. Becoming Jane. There lately seems to be a trend developing where we not only tell our most favorite stories, but we tell of the storytellers as well. Perhaps we’ve simply come to a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #370: A Christmas Frame of Mind

“Christmas isn’t just a day; it’s a frame of mind.” – Kris Kringle, Miracle on 34th Street (1947) On this last Sunday before Christmas, I wanted to find a quote to really capture the importance of it. I can hardly … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #369: Humans Need to Do Good

“Please, I beg you, let me do some good before I die.” – Ebeneezer Scrooge, The Man Who Invented Christmas In the story of this film, Charles Dickens wanted Scrooge to be evil, but then, at the final hour, found … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #368: Living Worth

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another.” – Charles Dickens, The Man Who Invented Christmas These powerful words are said a few times throughout the movie, by Charles Dickens and those around him, including … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #367: Count His Friends

“If you need to know the measure of a man, you simply count his friends.” – Ebeneezer Scrooge, A Muppet Christmas Carol Scrooge is saying/singing these words at the end of the movie, after he has been reborn from a … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Wisdom #366: Cherish it All

“There’s not a thing I don’t cherish.” – Cloud Strife, Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Hailing from one of the most popular installments of one of the most famous and long-running video game franchises, Cloud Strife is absolutely one of … Continue reading

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The First Lupin the Third Movie

Having seen the original anime on Adult Swim, I was surprised by just how kid-friendly this movie is. I do not complain, though I do worry a bit about the kids who walk unknowingly into the anime expecting something more … Continue reading

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13 Movies for Halloween: A Countdown!

I am really not a fan of horror. That is, most of it just doesn’t manage to appeal to me (usually). I hate tragedies and love happy endings. I dislike stories about everyone dying, and the more horrific those deaths … Continue reading

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