Category Archives: Cinema

The King, Unfulfilled

Clinton, South Carolina, Wednesday, January 8, 2015, 10:51 a.m. Well, if it’s not Elvis Presley’s birthday. One can tell by the crummy movies on TCM. Elvis movies are good to write by. One can pay only mild attention and still … Continue reading

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Stopping by Cinema on a Rainy Afternoon

[cb_profit_poster Movies]Clinton, S.C., Saturday, January 11, 2014, 9:45 a.m. From time to time, I get that “Here in Topeka” feeling, even though it’s actually in Clinton. It’s from the old Loretta Lynn song “One’s on the Way”: Here in Topeka … Continue reading

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Buried Treasure

[cb_profit_poster Guitar1]Clinton, S.C., Thursday, December 26, 2013, 9:55 a.m. Lo and behold. “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” is on TV. I’m just half watching it. I’ve seen it a dozen times, at least, and many more if I count half … Continue reading

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Flick Picks from a Non-Critic

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Monday, November 25, 2013, 1:31 p.m. I’m slogging through a biography of T.E. Lawrence by Michael Asher. I bought it several years ago because “Lawrence of Arabia” is my favorite movie. The bio is entitled Lawrence: The … Continue reading

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A Movie, Some Music, a Book on the Horizon

[cb_profit_poster Acting]Clinton, S.C., Friday, October 4, 2013, 9:19 a.m. Four of us went to the movies yesterday. Ella, Anthony, Alex and I saw “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2.” It’s possible that items of food could one day come … Continue reading

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An Explanation of My Absence

[cb_profit_poster FlagFootball]Clinton, S.C., Friday, August 23, 2013, 10:08 a.m. Sorry I missed everyone yesterday out there in Internet Land. It’s the modern equivalent of Radio Land, or TV Land, as in, “Hey, all you folks in Internet Land! How you … Continue reading

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Assorted Thoughts of Wednesday

Clinton, S.C., Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 10:37 a.m. Last night I watched Steve McQueen in “Bullitt.” Remember when actors didn’t talk so much? Clint Eastwood is the last one standing, I guess. McQueen epitomized 1960s cool. I don’t think anyone … Continue reading

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Flights of Fancy on Flights of Fancy

Clinton, S.C., Tuesday, May 14, 10:31 a.m. I like movies. They make me a jolly good fellow. Wait a minute. That’s not movies. That’s beer. Someone requested the Tom T. Hall song, “I Like Beer,” last Friday night. I played … Continue reading

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