Category Archives: movies

Praiseworthy

I understand that I do a bit of complaining and rants about writers getting things wrong. I think we can all learn from the mistakes made by others, in all walks of life. However, this week I would like to … Continue reading

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Get Lost:LibriVox/Project Gutenberg/Internet Archives

LibriVox is an organization dedicated to finding literary works which have fallen into public domain and making readings of them to share with the world. Volunteers do the recording. Works in the public domain are those whose copyrights (in U.S. … Continue reading

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“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”

On this Free Week, I will finish the thought I began a couple of months ago on an audiobook I listened to on YouTube; one that had me enthralled. It was the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. As I have … Continue reading

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Memento Momento

The topic this week is: Would we like to be asked to do the novelization of a movie, or why not? If so, what movie. Many movies are based on stories, novels or based on plays, but quite a few … Continue reading

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Re-telling a Tale

One of the foxes asked, “Would you want to be asked to create a novelization of a movie? Why or why not? What movie?” About three years ago we spent a week discussing books we’d read after seeing the movie … Continue reading

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Do You, Too, YouTube?

I have made a great discovery: many great old movies and many great readings are available on YouTube. I can pick up YouTube for free on computer and through my Xbox, (into my TV.) I can pick it up on … Continue reading

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Country AND Western

The title of this post is part of a famous line in the original “Blues Brothers” movie. The brothers and band were faking their way into a gig in a bar and asked what kind of music they played there. … Continue reading

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