Category Archives: Film

Lessons learned from a mother and daughter lost

As everyone doubtless knows by now, actor Carrie Fisher died on 12/27 followed the next day by her mother, the immensely talented Debbie Reynolds. Both performed in arguably the most iconic films of their respective generations, “Star Wars” and “Singin’ … Continue reading

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Thanx #17

What more appropriate time to post a new “thanx” article than Thanksgiving week? For regular readers, you know I do this from time to time to remind myself of all I have to be thankful for. I am not thankful … Continue reading

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R(eally) E(xcellent) I(dea)

I don’t push corporate agendas very often in my blog. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever done it because it generally goes against every moral fiber of my being. (Chilmark Chocolates doesn’t qualify as a greedy corporate entity.) There’s … Continue reading

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Still Still Alice

I know I already did a double dip with posts about the wonderful film, “Still Alice”. Please forgive me for triple-dipping. I can’t resist. There was a moment in the movie I found particularly enlightening and insightful and feel the … Continue reading

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Still Alice

Writing two blogs eats up a lot of time, especially when trying to maintain the rigorous discipline of generating one post per week per blog. Now and then, when my schedule demands it, I cheat. This is one of those … Continue reading

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The theory of some things

[Spoiler alert. If you haven’t seen this movie and wish to watch it later with no prior knowledge or bias, you’d be well advised to read no further.] This past week, I watched an excellent movie, the Academy Award Best … Continue reading

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Thanx #15 (Thanksgiving 2014 Edition)

Back in the day, I would occasionally write a post with a list of twenty or so items for which I was thankful. The genesis of, and a bit of background on, this idea can be found in one of … Continue reading

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