Tag Archives: pilot

Battle Hymn (1957) Rated NR

 A bomber pilot turned minister rejoins the service during the Korean War.  Based on the true story of  Colonel Dean E. Hess and his book, Battle Hymn, 1956 autobiography. Starring Rock Hudson, Anna Kashfi, Dan Duryea, Alan Hale Jr. This film is unlike any … Continue reading

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The Spirit of St. Louis (1957) Rated PG

The story of Charles Lindbergh’s solo flight across the Atlantic ocean. Based on the book by Charles Lindbergh. Starring James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith. One of Stewart’s best films, he embodies the essence of Lindbergh with ease. Mostly focused … Continue reading

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Primetime Emmy Nominees 2017

Outstanding Drama Series Better Call Saul The Crown The Handmaid’s Tale House of Cards Stranger Things This Is Us Westworld Outstanding Comedy Series Atlanta Black-ish Master of None Silicon Valley Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Veep Outstanding Limited Series Big Little Lies … Continue reading

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Sully (2016) Rated PG-13

The story of Chesley Sullenberger, the pilot who successful landed a plane in the Hudson River. Starring Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Valerie Mahaffey, Laura Linney. I believe we are all familiar with the story of the miracle on the Hudson, … Continue reading

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Flight (2012) Rated R

A pilot saves almost all his passengers when his plane malfunctions. During the investigation of the accident it is discovered that the pilot was drunk. Starring Nadine Velazquez, Denzel Washington, Carter Cabassa. This film is a great character study played … Continue reading

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Bridge of Spies (2015) Rated PG-13

During the Cold War, a New York lawyer is recruited to defend a Soviet spy in court. This leads to him helping the CIA exchange the spy for an American pilot. Based on true events. Starring  Mark Rylance, Domenick Lombardozzi, … Continue reading

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Wicked City (ABC) Rated TV-14

In 1982, a pair of detectives track down serial killers in Los Angeles. Starring Erika Christensen, Taissa Farmiga, Gabriel Luna, Ed Westwick, Anne Winters, Karolina Wydra What struck me most about this fascinating drama was the intertwining of both the … Continue reading

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Limitless (CBS) Rated TV-14

A man takes a pill which allows him to reach the full extent of his brain’s capacity. Based on the 2011 film Limitless. Starring Jake McDorman, Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio The pilot episode was amazing. It offered enough of an explanation … Continue reading

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Robert Zemeckis

 Forrest Gump (1994) Rated PG-13 for drug content, some sensuality and war violence Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny Curran, eludes him.  Back to the Future (1985)  Rated … Continue reading

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Mind Games (ABC) Rated TV-14

Two brothers own a problem solving firm that uses psychological manipulation to solve situations. Starring Christian Slater, Steve Zahn, Megalyn Echikunwoke I really like Christian Slater but I have yet to enjoy one of his shows. This show is included. … Continue reading

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