Category Archives: film

Helping the Helpless

About two weeks ago, I saw Dunkirk  the story of  the Allied forces trapped on the beach in France  as sitting ducks for  German guns.  They were trapped with no hope or help in  sight because no  large ships were … Continue reading

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Music Monday on Tuesday. . . . . . Omni

Here is Omni  a band we discovered at the movies! My favorite theater  in the area is Spectrum 8 which is now owned by Landmark Theater.  This is a national group with 56  theaters.  They are dedicated  to exhibiting and … Continue reading

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Dunkirk. . . . . A Film

The German troops cut off the British and the French forces forcing them to the coast with their backs to the sea.  Four hundred thousand  men were trapped to either die on the beach or drown in the sea. The … Continue reading

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Notes on Baby Driver… . . . . A Film

David’s turn to choose the film this week  Lots of layers  here.  There is the obvious bank robber story  which is pretty predictable.  Many exciting car chases  that even I liked. The characters have some redeeming qualities in spite of the … Continue reading

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The Human Condition

Part of the traffic scene throughout India , are women covered in vibrant  saris , with long white gloves, mouths covered along with their  faces covered leaving  their eyes uncovered except  some covered with  sun glasses. As we traveled by … Continue reading

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“Megan Leavey” a movie

Here are Meagan and Rex the stars of the the aforementioned film.  Meagan is a brave Marine and Rex her bomb sniffing dog. Rex is big, strong and an alpha dog who at first is too much for Meagan to … Continue reading

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The Intense Last Hours Before D-Day

CHURCHILL, the film Winston Churchill is quite recognizable with his cigar, jowls and hefty frame. He had a central role during World War II as the Prime Minister  of the United Kingdom . His eloquent and inspiring speeches to his … Continue reading

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“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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