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The Tree of Strife (aka The Tree of Life, 2011)

Well, at least we tried. Made it about 20 minutes in and realized we were never gonna be able to sit through 2 more hours of this. The sort of movie that you think you should like, even though you … Continue reading

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The Great Splatsby (at least we tried)

I was assigned The Great Gatsby as a summer reading assignment in High School.  Let’s just say that I didn’t do very well on the test in September.  It was a tough read when reading was tough. And so, it … Continue reading

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Well, at least we tried: Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life

  As a lover of minutiae, I thought this book would be a shoo-in on my “love” list.  Unfortunately it fell flat, and I ended up skimming it and returning it to the library unfinished.  I enjoyed Ms. Rosenthal’s style … Continue reading

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At least K tried

She gave it plenty of chances for redemption.  The cussing got too much for her.  I on the other hand, love this movie.   Here are the some reasons I like it: My favorite thing to do while watching is … Continue reading

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At least we tried

It was a no go.  We both gave it a good hour.  

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