Category: Amazon Recommendations

The Last Ten Movies I’ve Watched in March

The Odd Couple (1968) is about two men, one already divorced and one in the beginnings of his separation, who end up living together. The only problem is they realize they can’t stand each other. I don’t know much about Neil Simon as a… Continue Reading “The Last Ten Movies I’ve Watched in March”

Amazon Recommendation: The Great Commanders (2003)

The Great Commanders is a Magellan production from 2003. It includes six military leaders of Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Horatio Nelson, Napoleon Bonaparte, Ulysses S. Grant, and Georgi Zhukov. It is directed by Phil Grabsky and while some of the graphic reconstructions are… Continue Reading “Amazon Recommendation: The Great Commanders (2003)”

Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)

If something doesn’t capture my attention within the first few minutes, I take it out of my queue and watch something else. Two hours and 10 minutes later, I was watching the last remaining minutes of this documentary. Malcolm McDowell was speaking about his… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies (2020)”

Journal Entry Type #69: C is for Christmas

I grew up with Christmas: the big artificial tree, the plethora of ornaments, the lights wrapped around the stairs handrailing, the candles in the windows, the wreath on the door, and the antique glass reindeer. Since leaving my parents’ house, I’ve never had a… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #69: C is for Christmas”

Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)

This documentary explores the origins of the Klan and how it connects with immigrants from Scotland. Neil Oliver researches the Deep South in the United States as he ties the past with the present. The focus is obviously on the racial divisions between the… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: Who Put the Klan into Ku Klux Klan (2018)”

Amazon TV Review: The Man in the High Castle (2015-2019)

In life there are too many questions with a lack of time to answer them. -nobusuke tagomi- “People are capable of anything. Especially when they’re desperate.” -joe blake- Creator: Frank Spotnitz Major Cast: Alexa Davalos, Joel de la Fuente, Rufus Sewell, Chelah Horsdal, Bennan… Continue Reading “Amazon TV Review: The Man in the High Castle (2015-2019)”

Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)

Lyrics from by Mia Zapata “You apologize and I accept it all on faith but still you do not try to push away your old mistakes.” Producers: Ronnie Pontiac, Jessy Bender, Danny Goldberg, and Tamra Spivey Director: Kerri O’Kane Rating: TV-14 Running Time: one… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: The Gits (2005)”

Amazon Docuseries Recommendation: The Last Narc (2020)

This docuseries is engaging, to say the least, as it deals with the murder of Enrique ‘Kiki’ Camarena.  It covers the people involved in his murder, the investigation that occurred after he was murdered, and the end result which really wasn’t a result at… Continue Reading “Amazon Docuseries Recommendation: The Last Narc (2020)”

Documentary Recommendation: The Curse of the Elephant Man (2003)

Poem used by Joseph Merrick to end his letters, adapted from “False Greatness” by Issac Watts ‘Tis true my form is something odd, But blaming me is blaming God;Could I create myself anewI would not fail in pleasing you. If I could reach from pole… Continue Reading “Documentary Recommendation: The Curse of the Elephant Man (2003)”

Journal Entry Type #44: How Different Are We? Very, I Hope!

I’ve been watching more shows than I probably should since getting Amazon and the first streaming service I watched, Netflix.  I’ve watched a documentary about Darrell Hammond, powerfully explosive and recommend it to anyone who wants to see the effects of child abuse.  You… Continue Reading “Journal Entry Type #44: How Different Are We? Very, I Hope!”

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