Category Archives: Movies

Actors and Characters

  Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn (see below) Many actors portray characters that live on in our minds long after a film ends. But can you recognize the Names of such well-defined fictional people? Here is a quiz to test … Continue reading

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The Joy of Imdb

Did your favorite film win an Oscar (pictured above)? If your favorite film was: “Weekend at Bernie’s”? I’m sorry. It won no awards. But if your favorite was “To Kill a Mockingbird”…Yes, it won 3 Oscars! Eg, Gregory Peck (“the … Continue reading

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Rivals 2.0

Last week, I wrote an article entitled “Rivals”. Unfortunately, I’ve gotten some response to it that indicates I left some readers confused about how to interpret it. Today, in “Rivals 2.0”, I’ll try not to leave any one in the … Continue reading

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Every Picture Tells A Story

  Rod Stewart’s Album This is a game: simple, quick, easy –if you like movies. Two or three times I’ve seen a game like this on the internet. The rules are: you will see 6 pictures from 6 films. Can … Continue reading

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My Favorite Muppet

Some readers of this article may be disappointed. There is no mention of Bert and Ernie, Big Bird, the Cookie monster, or Elmo. The characters in The Muppet Show and films are not the same that can be seen on … Continue reading

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Christmas Gifts

  Merry Christmas. “And God bless us, everyone.” Christmas shopping: pleasure or chore? For many people, possibly a bit of both. What will you get the Uncle with the “unique” sense of humor? Or the Grandfather, a former engineer, who … Continue reading

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A Final Thank You

  Gwen Ifill: PBS Newshour Co-Anchor   Many famous people died in 2016. Among them were: Edward Albee, Muhammad Ali, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen, Patty Duke, Glenn Frey, Gordie Howe, Harper Lee, Garry Marshall, John McLaughlin, Arnold Palmer, Shimon Peres, … Continue reading

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