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My Movies

When I was young, I went to the movies three or four times a week. I loved especially the musicals and would come home singing the lyrics of he latest MGM musical. When VHS came along, I realized that, for … Continue reading

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Subtitles

As soon as I mention to anyone that I watch all movies with subtitles, I get comments like: “Have you had your hearing checked lately?” “Have you considered hearing aids?” The truth is that I have been to the auditory … Continue reading

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Going to the Movies

When I was a kid, I went to the movies frequently. It was what you did for entertainment in a small town in South Carolina. I don’t know when I stopped going to the movies, but I did. And, when … Continue reading

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In The Middle

When I was growing up in a little town in the Piedmont region of South Carolina during the 50s, the movie theater was the most important entertainment outlet. Movies were inexpensive and changed several times a week. Popcorn was a … Continue reading

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An Evening Out

Dimitris and I don’t normally go to movies but, when the AARP, of which we both are members, advertised a free showing of Sam Elliot in “The Hero,” we “packed our bags” and headed out. Dimitris drove, his first time … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Curmudgeon

There are not many movies that I recommend. For one reason, I don’t go to the movies any more. I wait until they come out on DVD and then reserve them at the library. So many movies are worthless, steeped … Continue reading

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In Medias Res

When I was studying at Furman University to be an English teacher, I remember my teachers adding to my vocabulary the term, “in media res,” meaning in the middle of things. It was used to describe a writing that did … Continue reading

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