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He's back...Oscar, with all his hopes, aspirations and disappointments.  What started as a relatively small contest within Hollywood, among those in the Industry has escalated into something very big and the criticism being levelled at the beleagured voters, that they are prejudiced against the minorities, is wrong.   I am disappointed by the Press and Public reaction.  I know the Academy is colour blind and the Motion Picture Industry is one of the most open minded and liberal businesses in the World. I am sorry that  David Oyelowo ...
Posted on January 17, 2015 and filed under Just Talking!
Hello everyone, we are close to one of our special celebrations and I wish each and every one of you a very Happy Christmas and a terrific New Year, full of health and peace for us and all the world…. Always think of the LION IN WINTER this time of the year...it was set at Christmas and we made it at Christmas!  Amazing memories.  Bit of loving nostalgia there, though my motto still is never look back...but now and again ...
Posted on December 20, 2014 and filed under Memories, My News & My Kind of People
  I have just come home from seeing BIRDMAN and I am overwhelmed by this terrific film.  It's written and directed by the superb Mexican Director Alejandro González IñárrituI (Babel).  I know it's about the theatre and show business people, but it demonstrates the real passion that we feel for this industry and the absolute desire to be  good and in decent work, despite the chaos it can create in one's personal life.  This is something that comes along rarely for ...
Posted on December 3, 2014 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People
  Where has the year gone?  It is voting season again and the serious Movie watching starts.  The distributors usually save many of their films till this time of the year for release, hoping for Oscar nominations, from the Voters.  I watched THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING , the Stephen Hawking story, or at least the first part of it, the story of his first marriage to Jane Hawking.  The Story wins..thank goodness the Producers and Director did not mess around ...
Posted on November 21, 2014 and filed under Just Talking!, My News & My Kind of People
  Just got back to the USA again after an eventful and very interesting trip to to the UK.  Things are changing rapidly in the country, people are moving out of the capital, London, because property prices have risen so much that many cannot afford not to sell and move to the country or smaller cities.  London is now one of the most expensive places to live in the world and the poorer population is finding it increasingly difficult to stay, ...
Posted on November 15, 2014 and filed under Just Talking!