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  • Another Thin Man 1939

    ★★★★½ Watched 29 Sep, 2014

    Ah, another trip to the land of Nick and Nora Charles as portrayed by William Powell and Myrna Loy. What, at this point, can one say about this series but to mention the consistent high quality and some of the best onscreen chemistry ever seen?

    Nick & Nora (and their baby, Nicky Jr.) to Long Island to see Colonel MacFay (C. Aubrey Smith), who wants to enlist Nick to find out more about threats to his life he is getting. Nick…

  • The Cheyenne Social Club 1970

    ★★★½ Watched 28 Sep, 2014

    "There can't be a finer calling in the whole world than being a Republican businessman"

    James Stewart western time, and a western comedy at that. Also, it co-stars Henry Fonda, so I couldn't, even if I did my very best, give this one a bad grade, because well, Stewart and Fonda, right? Right?

    Here, there and everywhere cowboys Stewart and Fonda learn of news that Stewarts brother left him a piece of property in Cheyenne so they travel all the…

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  • Wreck-It Ralph 2012

    ★★★★½ Watched 26 Sep, 2014

    "Sweet mother of monkey milk, I did it!" ~ Vanellope Von Schweetz

    This was a welcome diversion after the kids went to bed and the house went completely quiet. I mean, what better to watch at such a time than a Disney animated film, right? A nice break from the Dutch dubs anyways and time for me to relish the original voice cast of a movie such as this. With the kids being a bit too young for this one…

  • Decoy 1946

    ★★★½ Watched 25 Sep, 2014 2

    Simple arithmetic, that's all it was. ~ Margot Shelby

    A cool little noir featuring a man on death row, big time dough at stake, gangsters at odds, a corrupt doctor, and the dame who two times them all make for a more than interesting seventy-five minutes.

    None of the people involved rung any real bells with me - I am only very superficially knowledgable in the genre - but I read some very positive things about this film and the…