Month: August 2010

Bigfoot goes to the movies: The Kids Are Alright

3.5 Stomps out of five The Kids Are Alright Directed by Lisa Cholodenko and starring Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Mia Wasikowska and Josh Hutcherson. My reaction to this movie is quite personal. Judging by the sounds generated by the other people in the theater – surprised intakes of breath, at least one “hoo-hah,”

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Bigfoot goes to the Movies – Salt

2.5 stomps out of 5 Salt, directed by Phillip Noyce and starring Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alex Pettyfer and Gaius Charles. There’s no reason to dwell on this movie’s story line, all you need to know is that this is a story that lets you revel in some of that good old Evil

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Where have you gone, Ansel Adams?

(With apologies to Paul Simon who pointed out to Dick Cavett that the number of beats in the line required “Joe Dimaggio” rather than “Mickey Mantle” or, in this case, “Ansel Adams.”) My first encounter with Photoshop was an early 90’s thing during a Mac workshop at Tulane, and it was insufficient to sway my

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Not a fisherperson…

…but a real fan of sunrise. Upper end of Bristol (RI) harbor, July 30, 2010.