Monthly Archives: February 2007

Julia

Last night I watched the DVD of "Julia," with Jane Fonda and Vanessa Redgrave.  It was also Meryl Streep’s first movie.  A couple of clips showing Jane Fonda as Lillian Hellman struggling to write her play were shown in a … Continue reading

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The Bluest Monday

The weather was cold and rainy, paving the way for a miserable Monday.  I wasn’t even able to enjoy the latest Anna Nicole Smith news or the awkward post-Oscar interviews with people like Jennifer Hudson. I got to work pretty … Continue reading

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Oscars

Well, my Oscar predictions weren’t very confident, but they were reasonably accurate.  I don’t know how I could have foreseen Alan Arkin’s taking the Best Supporting Actor prize.  I thought the most-deserved Oscar was the special award that went to Ennio … Continue reading

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Yi Yi

I watched Ebert and Roeper yesterday, but it wasn’t a memorable batch of movie that they reviewed.  Roeper and the guy from KABC-TV in Los Angeles split on “Reno 911!: Miami,” with Roeper giving it a Thumbs Up.  They spent … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

I fell asleep in the middle of watching "NUMB3RS" last night.  I didn’t see that Amita and Charlie were doing anything astonishing with their mathematical abilities, just tracing phone calls.  I wondered if Rob Morrow had it in his contract … Continue reading

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Merci Pour le Chocolat

Thinking back on Wednesday’s "The Knights of Prosperity" episode, one of the funniest moments to me was Eugene’s telling the gang to find the cool items to steal from Mick Jagger’s apartment:  "Look for DVDs… the Criterion Collection."  I guess … Continue reading

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George Carlin Again!

Last night I ate my sandwiches and watched "The Knights of Prosperity," and I did get a little frustrated with Eugene’s screw-ups, although I guess that’s part of his character.  It wasn’t a total loss for the Knights – they … Continue reading

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