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Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   07-07-2016, 10:17 PM
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Posted By hitchfan
Love this movie. I haul it out to re-watch every...

Love this movie. I haul it out to re-watch every year. After spending more than 25 years in sales of one kind or another, including a few years selling life insurance, which might be a tougher sell...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-10-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,865
Posted By hitchfan
Crazy Love (2007) ...

Crazy Love (2007)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790706/

I liked Grey Gardens (1975) quite a bit. However, among the fascinating human nature docs, 2007's Crazy Love grabbed me and has haunted me...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   03-10-2016, 08:31 PM
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Posted By hitchfan
Wee Willie Winkie (1937) Great cast....

Wee Willie Winkie (1937)

Great cast. Directed by John Ford.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-28-2016, 07:32 PM
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Posted By hitchfan
1. The Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951) ...

1. The Adventures of Captain Fabian (1951)

2. I Want To Live! (1958)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-26-2016, 06:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,649
Posted By hitchfan
Like NorthSky above, I worked in the biz off and...

Like NorthSky above, I worked in the biz off and on over the years. Therefore, through hires, working, on-set introductions, social engagements, mutual friends, being in the right place at the right...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   02-25-2016, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By hitchfan
Hmm. I forgot to fire up the VPN today and the...

Hmm. I forgot to fire up the VPN today and the SiriusXM mobile app worked fine without it here in Thailand. Checked the internet stream on my laptop, same thing. A temporary glitch in the system, or...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-25-2016, 06:13 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,865
Posted By hitchfan
Some recent favorites: An Honest Liar (2014)...

Some recent favorites:

An Honest Liar (2014)
The life and career of the renowned stage magician turned scientific skeptic of the paranormal, James Randi.

Listen to Me Marlon (2015)
A...
Forum: XM and Sirius Satellite Radio   02-19-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 278
Posted By hitchfan
New Internet/Mobile App streaming geo restrictions

My SiriusXM mobile app stopped working a couple days ago. Every attempt to log in after the usual tests with clearing cache, clearing data, uninstalling/reinstalling, trying older usernames and...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-15-2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 5,890
Posted By hitchfan
I happened to see it in a theater in Thailand...

I happened to see it in a theater in Thailand where I might have been the only native English speaker in the audience. So when the opening credits began to unfold I was the only one openly cracking...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-14-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 5,890
Posted By hitchfan
Saw it last night. Hard to imagine it not being...

Saw it last night. Hard to imagine it not being my favorite film of 2016 unless something more extraordinarily entertaining pops up over the next ten months. Seemed to flag a bit in the last third...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-09-2016, 02:29 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 214,109
Posted By hitchfan
I look forward to your review of TOKYO STORY,...

I look forward to your review of TOKYO STORY, Bill, should you choose to watch and review it. That was my first Ozu film and it sneaked up on me and packed quite a wallop that has been hard to...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-09-2016, 02:21 AM
Replies: 8,734
Views: 181,922
Posted By hitchfan
:eek: Wish I could blame your usual traps...

:eek:

Wish I could blame your usual traps for the unwary on that one. lol. Been away from the 'net for a couple of days and missed my second chance!
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   02-05-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 8,734
Views: 181,922
Posted By hitchfan
That would be Ozu's... Early Summer (1951) ...

That would be Ozu's...

Early Summer (1951)

IMO, not up there among the Greatest of All Time as his powerful Tokyo Story is from just two years later, but worth watching.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   12-31-2015, 04:38 AM
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Posted By hitchfan
Ah...I smell perhaps a final trap for 2015 there,...

Ah...I smell perhaps a final trap for 2015 there, Bill. Let's see. William Demarest, the ocean, a wedding scene. One is tempted mightily to go with The Palm Beach Story (1942)!

However, my guess...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-30-2015, 05:47 PM
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Posted By hitchfan
I remember it kept showing up as the lower half...

I remember it kept showing up as the lower half of double bills at drive-in theaters for what seemed like years.
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-30-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By hitchfan
...could be a trick, but... That Cold Day in...

...could be a trick, but...

That Cold Day in the Park
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-28-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,924
Posted By hitchfan
I thought Martin Landau's Oscar-winning...

I thought Martin Landau's Oscar-winning performance in this was the best performance of that year in any category, of Landau's career and of any performance in a Tim Burton movie. It's a shame that,...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-05-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 8,734
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Posted By hitchfan
The only reason I knew Marlon Brando was in a...

The only reason I knew Marlon Brando was in a movie called THE NIGHT OF THE FOLLOWING DAY was because it is included in a 4-movie DVD set of Brando movies that I had considered purchasing a couple of...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   11-04-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 8,734
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Posted By hitchfan
2.Night of the Generals 5.Night of the...

2.Night of the Generals
5.Night of the Following Day
6.Night of the Iguana
8.Night of the Demon

The "Night" pattern is the only reason I came up with Night of the Following Day. I had forgotten...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-30-2015, 09:25 PM
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Views: 181,922
Posted By hitchfan
Yes, she is not often cited for the range and...

Yes, she is not often cited for the range and styles of movies she appeared in. But to go from Hunchback of Notre Dame to the Quiet Man to this one to McKlintock! is notable even before recalling the...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-30-2015, 07:17 PM
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Posted By hitchfan
That is... Our Man in Havana (1959)

That is...

Our Man in Havana (1959)
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-28-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,121
Posted By hitchfan
Was THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY a sequel to...

Was THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY a sequel to the other two movies? I never thought so. Two of the main actors, Clint Eastwood and Lee Van Cleef, were also in FOR A FEW DOLLARS MORE, but they are...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-27-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,121
Posted By hitchfan
Here’s a trilogy that I think fits the bill. At...

Here’s a trilogy that I think fits the bill. At least, I liked all three almost equally. And, according to the ratings I’ve seen, I am not alone in that thinking.

Below each title is its IMDb...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   10-19-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 1,762
Views: 214,109
Posted By hitchfan
Just two years after his work on this movie and...

Just two years after his work on this movie and 1958's MONSTER ON THE CAMPUS, he won the Oscar for Best Cinematography, Color for his work on Stanley Kubrick's 1960 film of SPARTACUS and was...
Forum: Movies, Concerts, and Music Discussion   09-11-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8,734
Views: 181,922
Posted By hitchfan
Just wait. When you're in your 60s, you will see...

Just wait. When you're in your 60s, you will see it.

;)
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