• Editorials,  Movies/Entertainment

    "Cool Off With the Classics" Blog-A-Thon

    Hello film fans! I’d like to welcome one and all to our August Blog-A-Thon and to start things off I have just one question for you all…Is it hot enough for you?? This time of year is the perfect opportunity to relish in the films of old and staying indoors to do so is a good way to beat the heat. So pour yourself some lemonade, turn on all your fans (they didn’t have A/C in the 40’s) and travel back to the bygone era of the Golden Age in cinema as we prepare to Cool off with the Classics.

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…'The Treasure of the Sierra Madre'

    Just when I wonder if Humphrey Bogart could be any better or cooler than his turn as ‘Rick’ in Casablanca, I give this DVD a spin and find a role which almost takes that hallowed top spot.  I’ll say right out that I like the character of ‘Dobbs’ in a way that most people probably love ‘Darth Vader’ or ‘Dr. Jekyll/Mr Hyde’. Now, like those other two, ‘Dobbs’ isn’t all bad and he’s not even a villain but certain events continue to unfold before him and he choses to allow himself to slip so far from the proud man he once was.  ‘Dobbs’ is nowhere as slick as the legendary ‘Rick Blaine’…

  • Movies/Entertainment,  Off the Shelf

    Off the Shelf…’The Treasure of the Sierra Madre’

    Just when I wonder if Humphrey Bogart could be any better or cooler than his turn as ‘Rick’ in Casablanca, I give this DVD a spin and find a role which almost takes that hallowed top spot.  I’ll say right out that I like the character of ‘Dobbs’ in a way that most people probably love ‘Darth Vader’ or ‘Dr. Jekyll/Mr Hyde’. Now, like those other two, ‘Dobbs’ isn’t all bad and he’s not even a villain but certain events continue to unfold before him and he choses to allow himself to slip so far from the proud man he once was.  ‘Dobbs’ is nowhere as slick as the legendary ‘Rick Blaine’…