Don’t Drive Angry!

This is one of my favorite moments in Groundhog Day (quite the under-rated movie, if you ask me).  The best line is delivered at the end of this scene (at 5:03).  The first time we watched this movie, we had to stop the videotape so I could calm down from laughing so hard.  It was…

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OOOH!

Hey, don’t forget that EWTN is showing Into the Great Silence tonight at 9:00 EDT.  I’ve got my DVR set to record.   Here are some clips and the trailer for the US release:

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WALL-E

We took the girls to see WALL-E the other day. Pixar does a fantastic job of creating good movies that happen to be child appropriate, as opposed to the typical “let’s string together a bunch of fart jokes and some animals – voila, a children’s movie” offering from other studios. I think that WALL-E is…

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Family Movie: Triduum Edition

We watched King of Kings over Good Friday and Holy Saturday, and I really thought I knew the actor who played Jesus from somewhere. His name is Jeffrey Hunter, but I couldn’t quite place it. I went to IMdB and found this: “Star Trek” …. Captain Christopher Pike (1 episode, 1966)… aka Star Trek: TOS…

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Sunday Family Movie: James and the Giant Peach

Big Girl has read this book four or five times, and approved of the movie, which had minor differences from the book. Little Girl also enjoyed it, and I’ve made her next book report assignment to read the book and compare and contrast the two. I enjoyed it, as well. It’s been a while since…

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I’ve been reading children’s books lately in an effort to screen things for Big Girl. Well, probably for Little Girl, too, but she’s not finished with nearly every book in the house, as Big Girl is. Some books are famous – they’ve been made into movies – and these are among the ones Big Girl…

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