Did Mary Know About LEDs, Multiple Scrooges, and Neil Diamond?

Now that we are past being up to our sleigh bells as yet another Christmas holiday season fades into the distance, I thought it would be a wonderful time for quiet reflection.  Earlier today for instance, I simply stopped what I was doing.  I took a deep breath of the crisp winter air.   The whistling wind …

Almost Half A Baker’s Dozen Days of Christmas Movies: Day 2 Scrooged

Season’s Greetings!  Thanks for taking the time during your hectic holiday hustle and bustle to stop over and read yet another one of these admittedly pleasant holiday ramblings!  Due to the overwhelming response of fusspots and fussbudgets and other words that start with the same letters, I’ve buckled and decided to talk about a supposedly actual “Christmas …

Almost Equal Sequels Part X: Ghostbusters II

1989.  Just 1989, I tell you.  Wow.  What a bursting at the seams, jam-packed year in film!  In retrospect, it just takes your breath away.  And me?  Well, I was there and I somehow survived.  You see, back in my ancient days, we were pummeled and bludgeoned by the unending supply of blockbusters.  Right when …

The Marx of Caddyshack

One of my most favoritest films of all time is Caddyshack, which turned 40 years old last year.  The version I came to love was taped from Channel 18 in Milwaukee, commercial breaks and all.  But even without the occasional language and pleasant nudity, I came to enjoy this as a comedy work of art.  …