Tag: James Garner

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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November 10, 2011 Cleave
Atlantis The Lost Empire

From Walt Disney animators we have an exciting tale about a young man on a quest to prove that his grandfather, the one who raised him after his parents death, is not some crazy explorer that didn’t know what he was talking about. You know how it is, unless you have something that is more then real to shove in a persons face and up everyone’s collectiveness they are not going to believe that it even happened. That is the kind of men he is working for at a museum in Washington D.C. shortly after the turn of the 20th century. An age of discovery when everyone was looking for something to make a name for themselves. The one thing……

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February 22, 2011 Rhonda
My Fellow Americans (1996)

In a fictional Washington DC, where the old war between Republicans and Democrats never end, we watch as an 11-year span of history takes two ex-presidents, a cheap, penny-pinching tightwad of a Republican,President Russell P. Kramer (Jack Lemmon) and a philandering ladies’ man of a Democrat,President Matt Douglas (James Garner), and puts them together in a race against time to clear Kramer’s name when the new president, President William Haney (Dan Akroyd) whom was vice-president when Kramer was in office, tries to pin a scandalous kickback he took from a contractor, Charlie Reynolds (James Rebhorn), during Kramer’s administration. Washington news busybody, Kaye Griffin (Sela Ward), leaks the word that there is some kind of shady dealings in Kramer’s past, and……

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