Tag 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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3 Wishes, 3 Times

“The Genie will grant you three wishes.” Isn’t that the way the Fable went? And you said: “OK. I want to be healthy, happy, and handsome.” Yet, somehow, you ended up with a BMI of 37.13, a blood pressure reading … Continue reading

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IN CASE OF EMERGENCY BREAK GLASS

You have seen Red and White Fire Alarms on walls everywhere your entire life.  You know what to do when necessary. At the very beginning of every Winter, news articles begin to appear with titles like: “What to do if … Continue reading

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THE LGBT MOVIE LIST

The killings at the Pulse Orlando Nightclub dominated the news last June.  At the time, the film website, http://www.Imdb.com, conducted a poll regarding one aspect of the tragedy.  In many countries, June is Pride Month for the LGBTQ community.  Imdb … Continue reading

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ROSCOE WAS ALWAYS QUIET

When you think of your parents, what comes to mind first?  Are they attractive, smart, compassionate, tall or short, thin or, eh, just slightly overweight?  What is their eye color, hair color —do they still have hair?  When I think … Continue reading

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WATCH THE OLYMPICS OR…

Do you like the Olympics, but don’t need to watch EVERY minute?  Only interested in certain events?  Do your eyes need a change of pace once in a while?  My TV Guide lists over 100 movies on various networks —in … Continue reading

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