Monthly Archives: August 2012

Doctor Who: But I don’t want David Tennant to go!

I watched the season 4 finale “The End of Time” last weekend, and I’m still mourning David Tennant’s departure.  It’s been difficult to enjoy the few Matt Smith episodes I’ve watched since then because there’s so much to process in … Continue reading

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The Bourne Legacy: A Treadstone Re-tread

It feels a bit unfair to judge The Bourne Legacy against the three earlier, superior Bourne movies, but if the filmmakers didn’t want us to do that, they shouldn’t have put Bourne in the title and opened the film with … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Daughter: Loretta Young Goes to Washington

The Farmer’s Daughter, starring Loretta Young, is a Capra-esque film about a young farm girl who stumbles into politics. The film values the American democratic process and stresses the importance of being politically well-informed so that one can play an … Continue reading

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Doctor Who: season 3 status report

Even though my husband Chris and I are watching as many episodes a day as his schedule will allow, almost to the exclusion of all other shows and movies, I would say I’m hooked, entertained, impressed, but still short of … Continue reading

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Yes, Ashley, I’m finally watching Doctor Who!

Much to my friend Ashley’s delight, I finally started watching Doctor Who. I should say re-started:  I’d watched the first two Christopher Eccleston episodes when they first aired, but, since I wasn’t already a fan of the original show, I … Continue reading

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