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80’s, 90’s and 00’s Workout Videos

Maniac (1983) This song was intended as a horror picture soundtrack entry. But it got ‘accidentally’ sent to the music director of the film Flashdance instead. After the lyrics were rewritten, a classic workout video was born. (Jennifer Beals didn’t … Continue reading

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Get Out of Jail, Free Card?

College Admissions Scandal Imagine, if you will, a world in which everyone is treated the same. Now, open your eyes and look around you: that world is not here on planet Earth! This latest distraction from the States is a … Continue reading

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Female Hero in Male Dominated Worlds

Rogue One Do you think it was an accident or coincidental that this movie came out shortly after Donald Trump was elected President? In my world, there are no accidents… Today is International Women’s Day: my youngest grandchild is staying … Continue reading

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HTTYD: The Hidden World’s Villain

Grimmell Animators have a lot of leeway when it comes to creating their characters. Take Grimmell, for instance, in the latest How To Train Your Dragon instalment. He spoke in a somewhat foreign accent, like Spanish (I thought). His character … Continue reading

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How To Train Your Dragon (Energy)

The Hidden World I haven’t seen the previous two movies, but our youngest grandchild wanted to see it, so we went to the cinema yesterday. As luck (?) would have it, Avatar was on the television the night before. Synchronicity … Continue reading

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JWR’s Portrayer?

Tatiana Maslany  

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Let’s Drop a Little…

Joy (2015) It’s hard to believe that this little gem of a movie is three years old. They had it on TV the other night. It still makes me cry (well, that’s not really too difficult, as I feel great … Continue reading

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