Category Archives: film

“Departures” The 2009 Japanese Best Foreign Film

The other day I had a response to my world faith blog on Reincarnation and Mummification.  People are very interested in death rituals and beliefs, the unknown aspect of what happens after death. https://talesalongtheway.com/2013/08/26/reincarnation-and-mummification/ My memory was jostled by the … Continue reading

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“Lion”, a film

Dev Patel, as the  man Saroo Brterley searching for his family. This is Saroo as a child played by Sunny Pawar who almost stole the film from Dev and most assuredly stole the audiences’ hearts! Eight-year-old Sunny Pawar and his father … Continue reading

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Tragic Fact of Life Today

A heroin story, full of heartache; Jimmy Galante OD’s at 26 Paul Grondahl  Times Union Albany, New York Updated 9:35 am, Wednesday, January 4, 2017 This now familiar but still  tragic story has a face, a story, a young addict, his … Continue reading

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Have You Heard of a Movie Tavern?

Well,we hadn’t until spending Christmas with our son in Skaneateles near Syracuse.  It is a combination theater /restaurant.  When you enter the theater, the seats have a tray, button to call the waiter, a foot rest, and reclining seat.  The … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can Go Home. . . . . .

60 MINUTES – ENTERTAINMENT Lost India is the largest producer of films in the world and the largest audience with 1.2 billion people who love film.  It is an escape from the pressures of life.  Yes, almost every Indian film … Continue reading

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Longmire. . . . . Netflix

Baby boomers were brought up on Westerns.  Do you  remember Gun Smoke, Wagon Train, Bonanza, and Rawhide?  Longmire is a crime drama but also a  Neo-Western. Similarities but modernized in plots. Longmire is the local sherif who works to solve … Continue reading

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“In Bruges” . . . . . . . . Film Review

Here I am on another Saturday morning reviewing one of my favorite old films from 2008.  There are several layers of story, setting  and actors which which come together to entertain in “In Bruges.” Collin Farrell and Brendon Geason star … Continue reading

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