It's been a tough week for me. I'd been ill towards the end of last week and then my motorbike was stolen, recovered, and ultimately written off by the insurance company. Replacing it is going to cost me an arm and a leg so a bit of escapism revisiting my favorite wizard and the magical world of Hogwarts was a welcome bit of respite from police officers and claims forms.
I've always tended to never watch the Harry Potter films…
Film director Andrew V McLaglen sadly passed away on the 30th of August of this year. Best known for a host of Westerns and an exceptional reputation directing the television series Gunsmoke and Have Gun-Will Travel, he may not have been one of those star names that attracted award attention, but he sure made entertaining films. He was 94 years old, but left some real gems among his filmography with this 1978 film probably his best.
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When it's your birthday you get your favorite supper, your favorite tipple, birthday sex and the pick of what to watch on the television. For me it was a lovely birthday and of course the movie of choice was my all time favorite "Donnie Darko".
I saw this for the first time back in 2002 and couldn't get it out of my head for weeks. It had an unusual effect on me. I've seen thousands of films, but rarely has…