Monthly Archives: June 2008

James McAvoy and the Loom of Doom

                                                                “I am your father, Luke.”                                                                                     Darth Vader                                                                                     The Empire Strikes Back   Wanted Directed by:  Timur Bekmambetov Written by: Derek Haas, Michael Brandt Starring:  James McAvoy, Morgan Freeman, Angelina Jolie   CONTAINS SPOILERS   This is the … Continue reading

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Not With a Bang

This is the way the world ends, This is the way the world ends, This is the way the world ends, Not with a bang but a whimper. T.S.Eliot, The Hollow Men   Southland Tales Written and Directed by Richard … Continue reading

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Gods and Real Estate

My friend took us to see the Kilauea lava flow.  As you head south into the Puna district on the big island of Hawaii, you pass a mileage sign that says something like, “End of the Road, 5 miles.”  The … Continue reading

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Just One of the Boys

       “Good Lord, woman, where have you been?” he cried furiously.       A morbid lunacy overtook her.  She smiled fiercely at [Piotr] and held up the bag.  “Shopping.” . . .”Want to see what I bought?” Cordelia continued, still floating.  … Continue reading

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