Some days, you just need to step back into some nostalgia when things aren’t going so well, and after receiving some disturbing news, which might not be so disturbing, after all, you need to kick back with an old movie. This was in our collection, and hadn’t made it to Musings as of yet, so we thought we’d give it a try.
This is a tale of Americana in the 1890s, not in the Wild West, but in New York City and an upstate Hudson River town, Yonkers. Dolly Levi (Barbra Streisand) is the ultimate yenta, and she can arrange just about everything from dates and marriages to dance lessons, but as she is widowed, she has a bit more freedom than single or married women do, and she uses this to her advantage. She is also getting a bit lonely and has an itch to find a new husband. This begins her campaign to snag a “well-known unmarried half-a-millionaire” from Yonkers, Horace Vandergelder (Walter Matthau). Read more...(742 words, 162 images, estimated 2:58 mins reading time)
Jurassic :The Hunted is kind of like Call of Duty, but you are not shooting at people. You are killing dinosaurs.This game all about finding a scientist who was lost in time when he fell into a some time portal out in the sea. His daughter and bunch of marines are looking for the scientist in the middle of the sea and a time portal was popping up out of nowhere. They went into the time portal and they saw dinosaurs and some of the dinosaurs were trying to eat them.
They to ran some wall for cover and they found the scientist and they are finding equipment to go home. When I played this game it was a like Mysterious Island and Land of the Lost were mixed together.This game is a first person shooter so, if a dinosaurs jumps at your face you’ll be freaking out. In this game you have many different weapons, ranging from the steampunk era to the future. When you are playing, you will going to hear this marine, your avatar saying as he goes along, “I hate dinosaurs.” When playing, you are going to be killing big, nasty, prehistoric bugs in this game. So, if want something that jumps at your face or if your a first person shooter enthusiast, try Jurassic:The Hunted.
The most fantasmagorical musical entertainment in the history of everything! The 1960s were still the time of the big budget musical, and many of these were set in the steampunk era, both in Europe and North America. In the case of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, we are in Edwardian England, in some town not too far from the coast, though we are not sure exactly where, but with the geological references, it looks like it could be in the southern part. This story was an unusual departure from the James Bond/ MI6 stories that Ian Fleming, Roald Dahl, and Albert R. Broccoli had been giving us during these Cold War years. I guess they decided it was time for a family film, and they did it on a huge scope. Read more...(901 words, 63 images, estimated 3:36 mins reading time)