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Entries from January 2013

Postcard: Oceanside Pier (take 1)

January 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Card is titled: “The Pleasure Pier and Beach, Oceanside, Calif.”

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Postcard: San Luis Rey Mission (take 3)

January 21st, 2013 · No Comments

Card is titled: “Mission San Luis Rey near Oceanside, California, F-7597.”

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Screenings: You Only Live Once

January 20th, 2013 · 2 Comments

Today’s film, which was a crackerjack. It’s a 1937 early film noir, directed by the great Fritz Lang (only his second American film). Henry Fonda does a great job as an ex-convict trying to go straight, but gets pushed back into his old ways due in great part to societal rejection. You can see the […]

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Movie: 011513

January 15th, 2013 · No Comments

“The Impossible” at The Summit, Birmingham.

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Postcard: San Luis Rey Mission (take 2)

January 14th, 2013 · No Comments

Card is titled: “Mission San Luis Rey, Built in 1798, Near Oceanside, Calif.”

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Movie: 010913

January 9th, 2013 · No Comments

“A Late Quartet” at The Edge 12, Birmingham. Movie and a beer!

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Postcard: San Luis Rey Mission (take 1)

January 7th, 2013 · No Comments

Card is titled: “San Luis Rey Mission, Founded 1798 Near Oceanside, Calif. – Z93.”

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My Favorite Films of 2012

January 1st, 2013 · No Comments

At the start of 2011, I began compiling a list of films and other entertainments that I viewed either in the theater or via disc and cable. My Mom does this and, while I can’t say that she necessarily inspired me to take up the habit, I have enjoyed going back to the list and […]

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