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The Movie With an Excess of Zeal

The Movie With an Excess of Zeal

Free Advice: Don’t try to win an Oscar for an adventure picture the same year that Lawrence of Arabia gets made. Don’t try to make any money, either.

So you get Marlon Brando to annoy Captain Bligh for you while he tries to decide what kind of accent a British person has. That’s supposed to put butts in the seats. But it didn’t. They made a real, live Bounty for the movie, and sailed it all over the Pacific, but even that didn’t help. Brando got a hot looking wife out of the deal, and bought an island or two, but everyone else took a saltwater bath on the deal.

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Can It Be 1960 Again? Pretty Please?

Can It Be 1960 Again? Pretty Please?

Before my time, but I inherited all this stuff from my older brother and sister. I had the microscope, the chemistry set, and oh man, did I have Erector sets. These are commercials strung together, so they’re full of marketing pitches. Let me clue you in. They didn’t begin to describe the awesomeness of these toys.

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There’s Another Star Trek?

There’s Another Star Trek?

Yesterday, someone told me there was another Star Trek. Seriously.

I don’t know where people get this stuff. Another Star Trek TV series. It’s absurd. Well, the first Star Trek series was pretty absurd, that was its charm, but I’m not talking about that. Another Star Trek. Pfffftttt. Like that could happen.

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