Monthly Archives: October 2018

A Fish Called Wanda

I had a long day of classes, and I returned home and watched “A Fish Called Wanda” on Blu-ray.  This edition, though, didn’t seem to look any better than the DVD edition.  The images weren’t what I would call sharp.  … Continue reading

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National Lampoon’s Vacation and National Lampoon’s European Vacation

I brought out the Blu-ray discs of “National Lampoon’s Vacation” and “National Lampoon’s European Vacation” and watched them.  I came to realize what a contribution Lindsey Buckingham made to this series with his song “Holiday Road.”  It reached only 82 … Continue reading

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Doug Martin’s Fumble

I watched CBS Sunday Morning. One segment showed Jamie Lee Curtis saying that she would always be known for “Halloween.” I went over to Trader Joe’s before having my breakfast and taking the buses over to the Fruitvale BART station … Continue reading

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California 12, Washington 10

I finished up my work and bought a beef burrito before heading to the stadium. I arrived about 30 minutes before the kickoff. There was no giveaway, although people passed out pink ribbons. I took my seat and waited for … Continue reading

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Johnny English Strikes Again

I waited around for my package which came from the A’s.  One of the good items in the box was a Chewbacca bobblehead.  I went to the record store and bought a Blu-ray copy of “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles,” which … Continue reading

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The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

I watched “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” again, still a great movie, with one of Humphrey Bogart’s best performances.  John Huston did a great job of directing, and his father Walter Huston also did a great job in his … Continue reading

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Blazing Saddles

I waited for a delivery truck to arrive outside my door, and as I waited, I watched “Blazing Saddles” again. People involved in the making of the film say that the movie couldn’t be made today because of the language. … Continue reading

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