Category Archives: Film

Bill Murray, an American genius

“It’s been 45 years since Murray first burst into the public consciousness as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and in that time the deadpan comic actor has become almost as well known for turning up in unexpected places in real … Continue reading

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“Ukraine hawk senator is straight out of ‘Dr. Strangelove’” Paul Mulshine

“He’s not saying we won’t get our hair mussed. I allude of course to Roger Wicker, who is a U.S. Senator from Mississippi. The senator seemed to be stepping out of the Cold War movie “Dr. Strangelove” when he commented on … Continue reading

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“News of the World”

Comment: We watched this film last night. Excellent. No, superb! I did not think films of this quality were made anymore. Another really great production is Ken Burns’ series “Country Music.” If you want to understand a certain kind of … Continue reading

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Two search warrants are disclosed in the Alec Baldwin movie set shooting case

By Robert Willmann Here are the two search warrants with supporting affidavits from the Santa Fe Magistrate Court that were issued on Friday, 22 October 2021, about the shooting by Alec Baldwin the day before on the set of the … Continue reading

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The Queen’s Gambit

This is an exceptional series.  I recommend it.  pl

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“The Spook Who Sat By The Door” – TTG

Earlier today one of our fellow correspondents, longarch, offered a link to an article on that contends the current unrest is unfolding, step by step, in accordance with a playbook… the US Special Forces Unconventional Warfare Manual. This article … Continue reading

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It cost “a man a yard” at San Pietro

Most of us have seen "Saving Private Ryan," and "Band of Brothers," and therefore have some idea of what happened in the Normandy landings that began on June 6, 1944.  These are admittedly from the American point of view.  But … Continue reading

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No! No! We Deplorables demand that “The Hunt” be released! (satire)

"The film follows 12 strangers, referred to as "deplorables" in the trailer, who mysteriously wake up in a clearing.  They do not know where they are or how they got there. They discover that they have been chosen to be … Continue reading

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Analytic piece on staged chemical attacks

" … weaponized disinformation campaigns, staged videos and fake news are common approaches used by the US military and special services to promote their own agenda around the world. The US was actively using these tools during its intervention in … Continue reading

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“An entertainment”

   "Our Man in Havana is a 1959 British spy comedy film shot in CinemaScope, directed and produced by Carol Reed and starring Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O'Hara, Ralph Richardson, Noël Coward and Ernie Kovacs.[2][3][4] The film is adapted … Continue reading

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