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Woody Harrelson’s 10 Best Movies

Woody Harrelson

Woody Harrelson is incredibly underrated as one of the most versatile and talented dramatic and comedic actors of his generation, both on the big and small screens.  In 1985, Cheers faced a casting crisis when beloved actor Nicholas Colasanto died.  To replace him behind the bar, they cast an unknown young Woody Harrelson who only went on to be Emmy nominated six times for playing Woody Boyd: Cheers‘ clueless and lovable little brother.  But in the 25 years since Cheers‘ end, Harrelson has put together one of the most impressive resumes of any actor working.  His range is astounding: from goofball to serial killer to an impressive series of military and law enforcement characters (both good and evil) and back again to goofball.  There are some performers for whom it’s a struggle to put together 10 pieces of work and an honorable mention.  Woody could have had a whole second list, and he’s only continuing to get better. Continue reading Woody Harrelson’s 10 Best Movies

FILMSGIVING 2017 – 4 Movies; 1 Theater Holiday (mini-reviews included)

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I don’t celebrate Thanksgiving.  It isn’t that there aren’t things in my life that I’m thankful for; there are.  It’s not that I don’t have people I love who wouldn’t bend over backward to show me to their table; I do.  The problem is, the person who should be there sharing it with me passed away a few years ago.  Holidays are the traditions we make with the people we love, but what happens when the people die?  I suppose the traditions could live on if there were more people to see them through, but mine died with my wife.  The first year, I just survived the holidays.  The second year they made me miserable.  By the third year, I’d had enough so I decided to invent new traditions.  I didn’t want to spend another Thanksgiving immersed in the routine (and to be honest….I hate turkey), so thus was born FILMSGIVING! Continue reading FILMSGIVING 2017 – 4 Movies; 1 Theater Holiday (mini-reviews included)