Category Archives: Movies

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

As the weekend was ending, I had the time to watch one last movie, which was “Who Framed Roger Rabbit.”  It was a fun movie to watch back in 1988, and it still is fun now, although the special effects … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence

I stayed inside and worked and avoided one afternoon of the heat wave.  I stopped to get a burger before going home and watching “The Age of Innocence,” the Martin Scorsese film from 1993.  It wasn’t such a great departure … Continue reading

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Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters

I awoke slowly and didn’t want to go out to face the heat wave. I watched the “Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters,” the Paul Schrader film from 1985. Schrader wrote the screenplay for “Taxi Driver,” and I can see … Continue reading

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Swing Time

I had time to see “Swing Time,” and so I did. I must have seen it at least once in my youth, but I don’t remember it. It’s hard to distinguish the plot of one of these Astaire and Rogers … Continue reading

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I Wanna Hold Your Hand

I spent an hour in the library with its air conditioning, and I borrow some Blu-ray discs.  When I got home, I watched “I Wanna Hold Your Hand,” which was a Robert Zemeckis film that was released in 1978, but … Continue reading

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Dora and the Lost City of Gold

I went out to shop for groceries, and then I took the bus to Jack London Square. I found a place to sit that was in the shade, at the base of a flagpole. Some A’s employees approached me. One … Continue reading

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Big

After I returned from work, I watched the extended cut of “Big,” the 1988 movie with Tom Hanks.  I had seen the original cut years ago.  I thought there were all sorts of problems with the script, starting with Susan’s … Continue reading

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