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Friday, September 16, 2011

Notable quote of the day.

From Roger Ebert's review of the remake of Straw Dogs about "David's" and "Amy's" first day in their new home -- the Mississippi small town where she grew up:
Their first day they go into a bar and grill where any sensible person would know to make an immediate U-turn and walk out again.
BTW: Our local newspaper -The Atlanta Journal Constitution -- which often picks up Ebert's reviews, and which is the only local paper I've disliked more than the Manchestser Union Leader,  printed an intellectual comparison of the the original Peckinpah movie from a new York Times article. In it's guide to movies that it prints on Fridays, it gave only the briefest summary of the movie and said "not reviewed for publication." But the AJC should be the topic of another post.

Enjoy the weekend.


  1. I don't pay much attention to any of the media. They all have their agendas. They have lost their way if you ask me.

    Have a terrific day and weekend. :)

  2. I didn't realize you were in Georgia until I saw the reference to your local newspaper! I thought you were still up in Boston. Well... here's a belated welcome back to the southland.