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Welcome to “Cinema Saturday,” a variation of the “Film Clip Friday” thing I tried a couple years ago.

Merry Christmas! 🙂

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Thought I’d get creative this year.  Happy Halloween!

jack-o-lantern

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For part one, click here

“Memories…”

NOTE: Video included ONLY for aesthetic purposes (couldn’t find a “Hank the octopus” movie still I could use)

The developing relationship between Dory and Hank (Ed O’Neill) is especially interesting.

Hank, for undisclosed reasons, wants more than anything to avoid going back to the open ocean.  So he promises to help Dory locate her parents on the condition that she give him her quarantine tag, which will put him on a truck bound for a Cleveland aquarium.  There he can live out the rest of his days in a glass tank.

What intrigues me is the importance of memory in this relationship. (more…)

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Well Disney-Pixar managed a modern-day classic with 2003’s Finding Nemo.  Normally I would say: “Quit while you’re ahead” (that’s why I’m apprehensive, to say the least, about the proposed sequel to Frozen).

But co-writer/director Andrew Stanton appears to have put the last 13 years to good use in further honing his talent.  Finding Dory retains much of Nemo‘s charm, while taking the story in some humorous and surprising new directions. (more…)

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Well yesterday was a sad and blessed day — sad, because Mother Angelica, foundress and former CEO of EWTN, passed away; blessed, because after much suffering she has passed on to her eternal reward.

Here is a short video containing one of Mother’s many bits of witty wisdom.  In this one, she talks about the importance of “living in the present moment”:

R.I.P., Mother — we love you!

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It’s film clip Friday again…and also Christmas Day.  Who says you can’t kill two birds — or maybe we should say two turtledoves — with one stone?

Enjoy 🙂

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