Tag Archives: Zodiac

September 2021 Viewing Diary

Busy month. I found an apartment. I moved. AGAIN. Second time this year. Plus, a family wedding. Plus a new job. It’s been a full year of upheaval, no stability, nothing regular, my stuff scattered in storage units. I’m doing … Continue reading

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Zodiac: A perfect scene

From the Abbey Road opening shot … to the final shot, when the camera is suddenly on the move for the first time in the whole scene, pulling away from the three detectives staring through the grate at their suspect … Continue reading

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December 2017 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 11 (2015-16) What an incredible season, right up until the moment …. it was not an incredible season. I hadn’t re-watched in its entirety since it aired, although I cherry-picked favorite episodes to re-watch (of which there are … Continue reading

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Snapshots

— Deeply engrossed in reading Christopher Hitchens’ Arguably: Essays by Christopher Hitchens. I have read most of these essays before, since I used to follow him religiously, but it is wonderful to encounter them again. The depth and breadth of … Continue reading

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Sergio Leone presents:

Professor Serverus Snape’s Sorcerer-Tastic, Muggalicious Mid-Summer Movie Quiz. Long anticipated. Questions are awesome, thought-provoking (your SECOND favorite Francis Ford Coppola movie? Love it!) – and the answers are even better. I was unable to participate in the last two quizzes … Continue reading

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Movie Poster: Zodiac

My favorite poster from last year. The one BEFORE they put the faces of the stars of the movie on the poster, hovering like little floating heads. That was still a good-looking poster, but I like it better in its … Continue reading

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End of Summer Movie Quiz: My Answers

Dennis Cozzalio presents: Dr. Smith’s Lost in the Space at the End of Summer Movie Quiz. I live for his seasonal quizzes! I have answered (in my typical fashion) with images and Youtube clips rather than just words. It’s been … Continue reading

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My Oscar picks

These are not necessarily what I think SHOULD win – but what I think WILL win. I will not editorialize here in this post (except to say that the fact that Zodiac was snubbed all around is totally baffling to … Continue reading

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Zodiac (2005)

I’m late to the party – I just saw the film for the first time – and I think it was the best film from 2007. Larry has a terrific review of the DVD’s special features. Larry is one of … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the weekend

— Rented Zodiac. It’s fantastic – just as good as everyone says. See it. — Had another one of my 700 dollar hair cuts and colors on Saturday (only, you know, I got it for free, cause of the whole … Continue reading

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