Category Archives: film

1998

In a time long ago and a galaxy not so far away… the year 1998: January: Nepalese police intercept a shipment of 272 human skulls in Kathmandu February:  Iraqi President Saddam Hussein negotiates a deal with U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, allowing weapons inspectors to return to Baghdad, preventing military … Continue reading

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1996

All kinds of notable events occurred in 1996, like when a blizzard hit the east coast region with a brutal 2 and a half feet of snowfall early in the year… which was followed up by the North Cape oil … Continue reading

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1983

While I’m fairly positive that I didn’t see this movie in 1983 (I think I saw it later in the 80’s), ‘Fire and Ice’ captures a spirit of craft and creativity that the 80’s moving pictures were known for. This … Continue reading

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1976

“there is only IBM, Dupont, and Exxon” A quote from the movie Network, who’s trailer I am showing for “1976”. 1976, my first full year around the sun, is not remembered so well. I do know that at some point … Continue reading

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