Monthly Archives: March 2007

Days of Heaven

Instead of going through my usual routine at my job yesterday, I was sent to a workshop on how to deal with difficult people in difficult situations.  Essentially, I got paid for seven hours of doing absolutely nothing but sitting … Continue reading

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Stardust Memories

“Stardust Memories” seems to mark the end of a period of Woody Allen’s career where his films were deeply personal, and his style was concentrated and concise, covering so much ground in only 88 minutes.  If the jokes in “Manhattan” … Continue reading

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Film Geek

I went into the store this afternoon not to buy CDs, but to SCOUT for the CDs I want to buy tomorrow.  I think I’m aiming for M. Ward and The Jesus and Mary Chain.  I did see a Monkees’ … Continue reading

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Manhattan

Yesterday I saw a copy of "The Ant Bully" at the library, and so I checked it out and watched it while eating dinner.  It was fairly entertaining, though not too memorable.  I thought I detected a bit of Hamlet … Continue reading

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Kakushi Toride No San Akunin

The title of Akira Kurosawa’s "Kakushi Toride No San Akunin" in English is "The Hidden Fortress," or "The Three Villains of the Hidden Fortress."  It was the movie that influenced George Lucas’ original "Star Wars," and it’s one of Toshiro … Continue reading

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Interiors

Studying the A’s home schedule and poring over my season tickets last night, I figured that the exchange of 13 of the tickets would allow me to go to all the good promotional dates.  I don’t know what I’ll do … Continue reading

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Annie Hall

This morning I discovered that the Hollywood keychain that I bought in Union Station in December had come apart in my pocket.  It seems that I had a screw loose.  I fixed it, though. Yesterday, I watched a movie called … Continue reading

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