Watching the episode of "Fargo" I recorded last night, I found a bit of THIS music in it. Sadly, this album appears out iof print; Amazon.com listed ONE new CD at $265.00. If you're interested, you may have no alternative to downloading the music. ...
And that's all she wrote ... -- Ever wonder how that phrase came to mean "It's over!" ? No? Never?!!! Well, tough. I'm gonna tell you anyway. (Be sure to check the comments for an answer to another mystery in that song. :-)
Hamlet -- I know, I KNOW! Someone has already written about this guy. So?
Slim -- "Target in sight! Where in Hell is Major Kong?" -- Stanley Kubrick's masterpiece Dr. Strangelove (1964) is loaded with first-rate performances,but the most iconic moment in the movie is owned by Slim Pickens riding that H-bomb to the target and into eternity.
"Big truck just went by. ... -- Now it's gone." ~Morning traffic report on the "Res" -- My previous post "Toughest Pawnee" ... resulted in an email recommending the movie Smoke Signals (1998) which is what this post is about.
"Toughest Pawnee" ... ... is how actor Wes Studi (a full-blooded Cherokee from Oklahoma) is listed in the credits for Kevin Costner's Dances with Wolves (1990). YEP! This is about a number of movies he's been in, to show why I like this guy so much.
"Cast in the Name of God, ... Ye not Guilty" -- The Japanese have a whole series of series, in manga and anime, involving giant robots (or mecha, as most of these are not actually autonomous but have human pilots). Often they involve fighting monsters. This post is partly about Pacific Rim (2013).
Never ascribe to malice ...... that which is adequately explained by incompetence." ~Napoleon Bonaparte A wonderful movie (Emperor (2012)) with an egregious slight (in the end credits) of one of the main historical characters. At present, the MOST read of my posts.
The "Field of Dreams" Principle"If you build it, they will come." Well, maybe not, About the recent movie "Phantom" (never heard of it? Here's why.), and a 10 year old one "Below".
Devil in a Blue Dress (Revised)"Flight" is not the first movie to team Don Cheadle with Denzel Washington. The movie named in the title of this post is a wonderful one to check out
Presence ... (Updated) ... is a not-easily defined quality, of an actor, that absolutely compels your attention when he or she shows up. One either has it or not. If not, it ain't something that can be bought.
Swedish Meatballs (Actually about my contender for the finest science-fiction TV series of all time.)
"Of COURSE, they're naked!!! ...- It's dangerous to jump through a fire with your clothes on!" ~Christopher Lee (as Lord Summerisle in The Wicker Man) to a policeman who has just stated the obvious while watching a pagan ritual. (Mr. Lee is the subject of this post)
Peacemaker - This post is about airplanes (the B-36 in particular), and is gonna have a bunch of boring photos of same.
Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Can a story that was made into a truly excellent five and a half hour mini-series be rendered into a script for a two-hour movie, without proving "rend" a very appropriate part of that verb?
Houston elects fiscally conservative mayor One other open your eyes item which caught my eye in the About Annise page: "the city’s $20 million Rainy Day Fund". What fiscal truth does Houston know, yet NYC, Boston, Chicago, and LA do not? This is not a tricky question.
Democracy Denied: The Obama Chart Flashplayer interactive image shows how The Won bypasses all procedural restraints to get what he wants. LOTS of things to scream to your congressmen about. And, scream you should. (Update - 09 Jun 2012 - GONE, GONE, GONE!!! Clicking on the link gets you 404! This has been moved, lost or stolen. Searching on Google may find a static image of the chart, but the Flash video interactive chart I cannot find.)