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dale-estey's picture
Dec.30.2013
Who could ask for a better trifecta? Seasons Greetings! [DE]     * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * New ‘Doctor Who’ Star Peter Capaldi’s Oscar-Winning Short Film ‘Frank Kafka’s It’s a Wonderful Life’ (Video) By BAADASSSSS!    Because we here at Geeks of Doom are just absolutely...
steven-belanger's picture
Jul.28.2012
Photo: The Dark Knight Rises poster, from its Wikipedia page.   One of the few movies I've ever considered going to the midnight screening for.  I didn't end up doing that, but I did see it at noon of the next day.  I've been waiting for this since the 500th time I saw The Dark...
manny-pacheco's picture
Sep.12.2011
Cliff Robertson, who was an Academy Award winner in 1968 for the movie Charly, died yesterday. He was an actor comfortable starring in films, and in character parts, throughout his career. He also enjoyed performing on the big screen and on television. He appeared in iconic...
arindam-lahon's picture
Jul.26.2011
I had an opportunity to watch a movie a few days back. It is directed by Mr. Roman Polanski which was rewarded with the prestigious Academy award, the BAFTA award and many more. The movie was about German invasion of Poland during the World War II. I was really moved to see the inhuman and barbaric...
cliff-burns's picture
Mar.02.2011
I don't watch the Academy Awards.  I'd only end up putting my foot through our 32-inch TV screen and who needs that?  When I learned that "The King's Speech" had taken the best picture Oscar, I shook my head.  It brought back all my hatred of award shows of any kind.  That said, every...
talia-carner's picture
Jan.08.2011
        It is hard to imagine the challenge facing a school that serves over 800 children from forty-eight countries, children who’ve known wars and strife, who saw their parents killed in front of their eyes, or children who had walked the desert, or who come to school hungry and whose parents...
karen-topakian's picture
Mar.19.2010
  By happenstance, on the eve of the 7th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, Peg and I watched the 2004 Academy Award winning documentary Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara. The parallels between his discussion of the rationale for invading and fighting in Vietnam and...