Monthly Archives: February 2019

Driving Miss Daisy, at 30

Our third warmup for the Oscars on Sunday was Driving Miss Daisy. The 1989 film features Morgan Freeman and the late Jessica Tandy as two stubborn old people, both facing different types of segregation in the deep American south in … Continue reading

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The French Connection

Last night was the second phase of our warmup for the upcoming Oscar awards. Ed and I watched The French Connection, the 1971 action thriller about two New York narcotics detectives in pursuit of a French heroin smuggler. It won … Continue reading

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Midnight Cowboy

As part of our warmup for the upcoming Oscar awards, Ed and I watched Midnight Cowboy tonight, 50 years after its release in 1969. Even after all these years, the film was unsettling to watch. Jon Schlesinger’s gritty, disturbing look … Continue reading

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Cakes and Killers at Rahier Patisserie

A Mystery Tea in two weeks, Feb. 20! Tickets include tea, coffee, Rahier Patisserie’s delicious desserts, and crime fiction tidbits from Madeleine Harris-Callway, Lisa de Nikolits and myself. And a few copies of our books as prizes. Not a bad … Continue reading

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