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200 Motels

William Shatner is a talented actor.  He was Captain Kirk, he was TJ Hooker, he was even the guy who freaked out because there was a monster on the wing in that “Twilight Zone” episode.  But as talented an actor as he is, he just wasn’t cut out to be a film director.  Remember “Star…

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Lucky Lady

My parents enjoy movies, but they have never been as big about movie watching as I am.  But one movie I do remember that they “passed down” to me was “The Sting,” and it remains one of my favorite films.  It won the Best Picture Oscar for 1973 and was the second highest grossing movie…

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Midnight Madness

Up until 1979, the only rating Disney movies had ever received from the MPAA was the family friendly G.  It was 1979’s “The Black Hole” that first earned a PG for the studio.  But a year later, Disney released another PG rated film called “Midnight Madness.”  This one was a comedy and it’s PG rated…

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Tomboy

I’ve had more than my share of car repairs in my life.  I hate the experience.  I have zero knowledge of the inner workings of an automobile and the mechanics can sense that…they smell it.  Like how cats always know that I’m allergic to them, so they try to rub their fur all over me.…

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Hot Cars

What a title…”Hot Cars.”  It has so much potential.  Okay, so “hot” means stolen…so we should have some teen hoods swiping cars.  The cars should be suped up, right.  Lots of rock ‘n roll, teens in trouble…that sort of thing.  Nope.  The stolen car part is right, but if the title of the film were…