“El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie” Is Great for “Breaking Bad” Fans

We watched “El Camino: The Breaking Bad Movie” last night and liked it very much .There are numerous flashbacks that provide some “Walt” for those who have to have Walt with their Jessie. Since the original series had been off the air for 6 years, I confess to being hazy on some of the finer […]
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“Joker” May Bring Joaquin an Oscar

JOKER Joaquin Phoenix has turned in another riveting, intense performance in “Joker,” this time as Arthur Fleck, a mentally ill young man who lives with his invalid mother and works as a clown. In the opening scene, he is twirling a sign on the rat-infested, garbage-strewn streets of Gotham (1970s New York City) when 5 […]
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Fun Facts About Madonna

  Madonna onstage during her participation in the 1990 film “Dick    Tracy.” Just when you think you know a girl, you find out something that surprises you. So, here are some fun facts about the reigning Queen of Pop that you might not have known! Her Papa Don’t Preach… He Was An Engineer Madonna was […]
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Renee Zellweger Lights Up Screen in “Judy” Bio-Pic

“I don’t know how these stories get started, but I do not approve nor sanction the upcoming film about Judy Garland in any way. Any reports to the contrary are 100% fiction.” So said the largely MIA Liza Minelli about the bio-pic “Judy”, which focuses on her mother, Judy Garland. The performance should earn Renee […]
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“Ad Astra” Features Brad Pitt in Space

“Ad Astra” translates to “To the Stars” and in this James Gray-directed film, which opened Friday, September 20th, Brad Pitt travels to the far reaches of outer space in search of his astronaut father long thought to be dead. (Tommy Lee Jones).” The setting is “The near future.  A time of both hope and conflict.” […]
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Beaux Arts Fair in Davenport, Iowa, on September 8th, 2019

After learning that the Beaux Arts Fair was in town this weekend, I drove over to our Figge Art Gallery to check out the treasures. Over the years, I’ve bought many pieces of jewelry, pottery, and some metal or wood work at the Beaux Arts Fair. This year was no different. I walked up the […]
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Last Day at Sea and Last Day of August

It’s our last day at sea and it is foggy. It was too foggy to see much earlier in the day, but, as we near Vancouver, it is becoming less so. I went up to the 14th floor to play trivia. (General Knowledge) I was seated near a woman from Australia who was complaining about […]
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Ketchikan, Alaska, on Friday, August 30th, 2019

Ketchikan is near the southernmost tip of Alaska’s panhandle and is a small town squeezed between mountain and sea.  It gets its name from the Tlingit Indian name, Ketchikan, meaning “Thundering Wings of an Eagle.” If you climb the 3,000 foot Deer Mountain that overlooks the town, the town, a Tlingit summer fishing camp, sprawls […]
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Mendenhall & Hubbard Glaciers: August 28, 29, 2019

We flew in a small plane (Cessna) with 8 people on Wednesday to view the Hubbard Glacier and today we went up in a helicopter with a grand total of 5 of us, to view and walk on the Mendenhall Glacier. The Mendenhall Glacier is about 9 miles outside of Juneau, Alaska. The ice is […]
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Juneau, Alaska, on Thursday, August 29th, 2019

Getting ready to disembark in Juneau, Alaska, capital of the state. Population: 32,500. The largest state capitol by area in the U.S. Here, we will get on a helicopter and then walk on a glacier, which promises to be unusual, interesting, and, possibly, cold. Not sure how cold it is out today, but it was […]
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Alaska Now and Tomorrow!

I’ve been trying to upload photos taken here in Alaska for the better part of the last hour. No luck. We’re in the ocean, heading for Icy Strait Point, which we will reach at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow. (That is 5:30 p.m. Quad City time). So far, I’ve managed to shut my left hand index finger […]
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“Snoopy, Come Home!” Re-Released in Theaters on Sept. 29th

The1972 film “Snoopy, Come Home” is the rare exception to the other films involving Charlie Brown and the “Peanuts” gang in that (1) Charlie Brown’s name does not appear in the title, and, (2) When originally released, it earned back only $245, 073 of its one million-dollar budget. The failure to do well at the […]
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Bryan Adams Plays the Taxslayer Center in Moline, Illinois, on August 15, 2019

I admit that,  going into tonight’s concert, I really only knew well Bryan Adam’s song “Summer of ’69,”  although, as I promised my husband, “We’ll know a lot of other songs. Actually, the 59-year-old singer has had 3 Oscar nominations and 5 Golden Globe nominations for songs of his that have been used in films, […]
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