Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

“Many people think you played the role of Dirty Harry, but you actually played the role of his assistant, Steve.” David Letterman to Clint Eastwood

March 1, 2018

“In the heat of battle my father wove a tapestry of obscenities that as far as we know is still hanging in space over Lake Michigan.”

December 23, 2017

One of my favorite quotes from “A Christmas Story,” which last night I enjoyed watching yet again, this time with my parents, my younger brother, and his wife.

“So many people come up to me and are like, ‘You got your ass kicked by Ralphie,’ and it makes them so happy…” Zach Ward, who played Scut Farkus in “A Christmas Story”

December 17, 2017

“Memoir, movie reveal transformation of Navy SEAL Danny Dietz”

November 25, 2017

When I visit my home town of Littleton, Colorado, and drive north on Santa Fe Drive, I see a sign about a memorial for “Navy SEAL Danny Dietz.”

Today I decided to find out who he was, and found this article from The Denver Post:

“…France, the birthplace of film. “

May 29, 2017

And today I also came upon this:

France in the Nineteenth Century: A Time Line . . .

1895 Louis and Auguste Lumière capture the moving image on film

Bellos, David. The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables (Kindle Locations 4568, 4624-4625). Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Kindle Edition.