Day 57: 2020 Pandemic. Contagion? How About Carriers?

Day 57: 2020 Pandemic. Contagion? How About Carriers?

When I watched Contagion years ago, I thought it was reasonably well done but really underestimated the degree of societal breakdown that such a pandemic would cause. COVID-19 isn’t at that level. Yet. I doubt it will, but from the beginning I’ve been talking about...
The New Scorses Movie is

The New Scorses Movie is

based on this book. I HEARD YOU PAINT HOUSES is the supposed true story of a mafia hit man and the guy who took out Jimmy Hoffa. Read it years ago as my wife has thousands of what we call “murder and mayhem” books around the house. She is also the resident...
I Am Mother

I Am Mother

I watched this movie last night and was impressed. The premise has been done– apocalyptic event, human embryos stores for survival, one brought to life. The first interesting line was the robot raising the child telling her the reason there is only one human is...
The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

The Top 10 War Movies, picked by a veteran

Ah, when men were men and the sheep ran scared! Esquire ran a “10 Manliest War Movies” which I thought was a bit lacking; but it was by a movie critic not a veteran, so forgiveness. I wouldn’t even put The Green Berets in the top 25, and I’m a former Green Beret....