Tag: Alfred Molina

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April 17, 2013 Cleave
Rango (2011) What Can One Lost Lizard Do?

A fantastic and fanciful tale, written by John Logan and directed by Gore Verbinski, of a once pet lizard that gets abandoned and lost in the desert. It truly is a film to keep on your shelf to see time and time again with all its inside jokes and wild action it is a film for everyone from children to adults. All who see this film, even if they don’t like it which is highly unlikely, will find something to smile about in this film. It is full of cautionary takes and common sense wisdom and presented in a way that makes you realize just what the film is telling you about the society that we and Rango live in.……

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January 19, 2013 Rhonda
Dudley Do-Right : A New Kind Of Hero

Sometimes Musings has to take a look back at some of the DVDs we’ve acquired over the years, and we might come across gems, and we might come across things like…. “When and why did we buy this?” Such was the question when we found Dudley Do-Right in our stash. We do know why we bought it, simply because we were kids in the 60s when the old cartoon was part of the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show. Brendan Fraser has also just come from a great success with The Mummy just before this movie was released, and was soon becoming one of the actors we enjoyed seeing, so the nostalgia from the 60s cartoon and the 20s adventure story reeled……

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November 14, 2011 Rhonda
Maverick: In their hands, a deck of cards was the only thing more dangerous than a gun.

This is the tale of Bret Maverick (Mel Gibson), a charming gambling man who can hustle cards with the best of them, on land or sea, or in this case, the river. We find Bret in a very strange predicament. He is backwards on his horse in the desert with a noose around his neck, reflecting on how he got there. A few days before, he was on the hunt for the cash owed to him by a few friends on his way to a $25,000 entry fee, winner takes all poker tournament that is starting in St. Louis within the week. He runs into a nasty hombre, Angel (Alfred Molina), and his goons, but this would not be their……

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