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Movies I’ve stared at on TCM #61 (“Hello, This is Joanie” edition)

Joan Crawford was January’s Star of the Month on The Greatest Cable Channel Known to Mankind™ and since I noticed on one of the SOM nights that they were going to show one of my favorite Crawford pictures, Flamingo Road (1949), I decided to use the awesome powers of the U-Verse Total DVR For Life© and record… Continue reading Movies I’ve stared at on TCM #61 (“Hello, This is Joanie” edition)

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Movies I’ve stared at on TCM Encore #60 (Clint Eastwood Edition)

I received a rather unpleasant surprise last night when I sat down to watch a pair of Gunsmoke episodes that I DVR’d…neither of them recorded.  Further investigation revealed that our U-Verse largesse of the Encore channels has been rescinded.  I do not know the official explanation for this: whether it was a limited offer (it seems to me that if… Continue reading Movies I’ve stared at on TCM Encore #60 (Clint Eastwood Edition)

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Adventures in Blu-ray: And Then There Were None (1945)

Back in July of 2010, I did a brief pictorial series with the devastatingly clever title “What I'll buy when I finally get a Blu-ray player.”  It didn’t last long; I did about five installments before relegating it to the Blogosphere dustbin because 1) I got bored with it very quickly, and 2) acquiring a Blu-ray player… Continue reading Adventures in Blu-ray: And Then There Were None (1945)

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Movies I’ve stared at recently on TCM #59 (“Back by Popular Demand” Edition)

The Big Cube (1969) – The Big Cube bears the distinction of being the very first movie I recorded on our new AT&T U-Verse DVR.  (And that’s about the only distinction it’s going to receive.)  Okay, that’s not really fair; I heard about the film from a couple of folks on Twitter and because it sounded pretty hooty I decided… Continue reading Movies I’ve stared at recently on TCM #59 (“Back by Popular Demand” Edition)