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Control Room

October 18th, 2005, 2 Comments

Have you ever wondered why so many Arabs hate Americans? Why they view us as occupiers? Why they want to be rid of both Saddam Hussein and us? We watched Control Room tonight. What a fascinating documentary. There was no narration. Just journalists talking. Arab journalists, American journalists, Pentagon spokesmen. Lots of different viewpoints. Lots […]

Christopher Plummer

May 20th, 2005, No Comments

You probably know of Christopher Plummer, who played Captain von Trapp in Sound of Music way back in 1965. Many people have this nostalgic Disney-like image of Plummer. So, I find it amusing to note what he’s been working on since: Voices in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (2004) Narrator in The Gospel of John […]

GreenCine Review

July 30th, 2004, 5 Comments

I recently wrote about trying out GreenCine, an online DVD rental site, and concerns people have about NetFlix. I’ve now had some GreenCine experience, and can write a more detailed review. Click below for the (detailed, long, multi-page) review. Everything you need to know about GreenCine (and some dirt on Netflix) with one simple click […]

People Hate Netflix?

July 26th, 2004, No Comments

A few days ago, I wrote about my thoughts on online DVD rental, and my eventual decision to go with GreenCine. Browsing around today, I stumbled upon a NetFlix experiences site. Apparently there are a lot of problems with NetFlix, including horrible customer service, tendencies to damage DVDs beyond repair in their warehouse, and generally […]

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