Tag Archives: Kurt Russell

Stargate

Stargate was released in 1994, and though it had mixed reviews and a merely moderately successful take at the box office, MGM followed it up with a TV franchise that ran for several years. One of the interesting things about … Continue reading

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Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road

There’s a scene early in Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road that sets both the tone and the theme of this peculiar little comedy. Ray, an eccentric doctor played by the eccentric Christopher Lloyd in a cameo, is administering a … Continue reading

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Tango & Cash

Sometimes you know you want to see a movie because of the trailer, or good word of mouth. And sometimes it’s because you keep seeing little bits and pieces of it. I have to have seen small parts of Tango … Continue reading

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My Movie Alphabet

Mettel Ray has started an interesting blog-a-thon at her site: “My Movie Alphabet”. The concept is pretty simple and straightforward: for each letter of the alphabet, plus one for numbers and symbols, choose something movie-related that fits that letter and … Continue reading

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The Best of Times

I don’t watch a lot of sports movies. In fact, the more the movie is about a particular sport or particular game, as opposed to being about the people who participate (as with the Rocky films), the less likely I … Continue reading

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Guns of Diablo

It seems I’m on a bit of a “young Kurt Russell” roll here. I hadn’t really intended to be, but when channel surfing tonight, I came across Guns of Diablo, a 1965 film which not only features Russell, but another … Continue reading

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The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes

A few weeks ago, the movie Touchback was released to U.S. theatres. I haven’t seen it yet, but I did note its importance in one particular aspect: with the release of that film, Kurt Russell joins the fairly small club … Continue reading

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Captain Ron

Sometimes certain pairings seem to be perfect matches for comedy, ideas of the “why didn’t anyone think of this before?” variety. Martin Short and Kurt Russell form one such pairing, where the potential for humor is obvious as soon as … Continue reading

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