Life is a Journey

Ralph Waldo Emerson is quoted as having said, “Life is a journey, not a destination”.  If you subscribe to this concept, the journey will present many twists, turns, ups and downs. Some experience great, almost unbearable, loss along the way.  Others seemingly “glide” through life, either untouched by loss or oblivious to its presence.  Still others amass great financial wealth, although…

My Favorite Movies – Part II

Major oversight:  Clint Eastwood as Harry Callahan in “Dirty Harry”, “The Enforcer” and “Magnum Force”.  As I discussed in the first post, sequels often do not carry on the heart and soul of the original film(s).  This was certainly the case with the  last two movies, “Sudden Impact” and “The Dead Pool”.  Both were awful…

My Favorite Movies

It’s official: Creativity is on life support. I find it hard to believe that in the 120 years film has been in existence, writers appear to be dangerously close to exhausting new storylines.  The result is an increasing number of poorly done remakes, or, God forbid, a sequel (or tw0).   And if Hollywood isn’t turning out a remake…