Tag: Tom Hanks

‘Silence of the Lambs’ director Jonathan Demme died at 73 | A Tribute

‘Silence of the Lambs’ director Jonathan Demme died at 73 | A Tribute

“I was really hooked on movies at a very young age. The Manchurian Candidate (1962), along with Seven Days in May (1964), Fail-Safe (1964) and Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (1964) were this quartet of anarchistic black-and-white American movies, each of which did things that you just […]

Film Review: “Saving Mr. Banks”

Film Review: “Saving Mr. Banks”

The opening takes us across the blue sky, Mary Poppins tune being played over piano keys. Drifting in from above, we descend upon Palm Trees, thinking we might be in Hollywood. We are proven wrong. We are in Maryborough, Australia in 1906. The place where P.L. Travers spent part of her childhood. The opening words […]

EXTREME FIRKROY! TO THE MAAAaaax…

EXTREME FIRKROY! TO THE MAAAaaax…

Make sure to say “TO THE MAAAaaax” in a very low voice While visiting Scott’s Bikes & Boards last week I was reminded of 1975 and summer days in Portland. My cousin Casey and I were skateboard enthusiasts and spent much of our summer careening down Mt. Tabor on our boards. Many times we did […]

Movie Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Movie Review: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

[media-credit name=”Creative Commons” align=”alignleft” width=”300″][/media-credit]Question: Have you avoided seeing Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close because you know what it’s about or the reminder it has in the story? Well, stop thinking that and go see the movie. You probably know this is a story that surrounds the aftermath of September 11th. But it’s not how […]

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