The Rolling Stones: Ole, Ole, Ole! A Trip Across Latin America

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I was video hunting for something to watch that could keep me awake after a hard day at work on Friday night. After a few bad choices that didn't do the trick, half-asleep, I stumbled upon this music documentary from 2016. Wow! This was better than 3 cups of Cuban coffee! From the first scenes … Continue reading The Rolling Stones: Ole, Ole, Ole! A Trip Across Latin America

The Fog of War

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OR ELEVEN LESSONS FROM THE LIFE OF ROBERT McNAMARA This documentary made in 2003 traces the life of a troubled man. With mixed feelings of regret, guilt, and urgency to publicly confess, yet restraining his political opinions, the once called architect of the Vietnam War, Robert S. (the middle initial stands for Strange) McNamara, tells … Continue reading The Fog of War

John Lennon: Living On Borrowed Time

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It's almost 40 years after John's assassination and many people still ponder the "what ifs" about his life. What if he would have returned to live in England before Dec. 8, 1980? Would he still be involved in music today? In politics? This beloved musician left behind not only his great influence, songs and talent, … Continue reading John Lennon: Living On Borrowed Time

Where Do You Get Your Movies From?

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Three Options: Digital Signal, Physical, and Digital Media. Digital Signal (TV Channels). Provided by satellite and cable companies, the movie channels vary greatly in names, not so much in content. Pros: Depending on the provider, the quality of images and sound can be almost perfect; you don't have to worry about choosing among so many … Continue reading Where Do You Get Your Movies From?

The Beatles Anthology

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This 1995 documentary miniseries is the definitive historical account of the most influential rock band of the twentieth century. John, George, Paul, Ringo, and their producer George Martin among others, take us step by step to the birth of The Beatles, passing through the good and the bad, and arriving at their last collaboration: Free … Continue reading The Beatles Anthology

Cromwell

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This 1970 film, skillfully written and directed by Ken Hughes and starring Richard Harris and Alec Guinness in the principal roles, is a complex historical subject rarely depicted in movies and made clearly detailed for the audience. It's the year 1640. In Cambridge, England, Oliver Cromwell (Richard Harris), a deeply religious Puritan member of Parliament, … Continue reading Cromwell