All articles from: November, 2009

20 Mule Team

I’ve been watching westerns and might keep watching them for a while. “20 Mule Team” a 1940 movie is about 1892 Borax  mining in Death Valley. The title comes for the teams of mules that haul the ore out of Death Valley. The movie is filled with western stereotypes, the Indian sidekick, the Boarding House […]

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A Distant Trumpet

This movie was made from a 1951 novel of the same name by Paul Horgan.  He wrote “Great River” one of best books ever written about New Mexico. So I was looking forward to watching the movie. Set in 1883 a new lieutenant fresh from West Point finds out what’s it like in the real […]

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X-Men

Allie and I watch X-Men in HD this weekend. We saw this movie in the theater when it came out in 2000, Allie was too young to enjoy it then. Think she liked it this time. Mutants are facing laws that would mark them–Magneto wants to strike the normals first, making them mutants. It’s up […]

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Folie a Deux (in English: Madness Shared by Two) -by Fall Out Boy

After giving everybody an extra week to catch up. Allie has picked Folie a Deux -by Fall Out Boy This was from Allie: “A 2008 music album by the band “Fall Out Boy” is titled “Folie à Deux”. In an interview regarding the album, Patrick Stump reveals that “Folie à Deux” comes from the French […]

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