Tag: movies

“Snakes on A Plane?” No. Kids see “Planes”on a Plane

“Snakes on A Plane?” No. Kids see “Planes”on a Plane

Disney knows a good thing when it sees it. Or rather, when moviegoers see it.

It recently took its Cars films to new heights by making a flying version: Planes.

I haven’t seen the film as yet, but I’m sure that it will get rave reviews from everyone in a group that attended a special screening of Planes while on a plane.

The plane in question wasn’t up in the air. It was in a hangar.

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The Jaguar of “Desire”

The Jaguar of “Desire”

So, when I say “movie” you think “An hour and half to two hour flick,” right?

Well, maybe not.Desire Movie Poster

How about a movie that tells a story from beginning to end in just a hair under 13 and a half minutes? Could it be done and done well in about half the length of the shortest TV program?

Desire, starring Damian Lewis, Shannyn Sossamon, and Jordi Mollà accomplishes that unlikely cinematic feat. Maybe it was their “co-star,” the new Jaguar F-Type, that allowed them to speed through the script so fast.

Jaquar F Type

Here’s what it’s all about.

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The “Take Over” – Fun Times On Airplanes

The “Take Over” – Fun Times On Airplanes

If you were born in the middle of the last century, you may remember when air travel was enjoyable. Here’s a group that proves that its still possible to have fun “on airplanes.”

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Unlike those involved in the “Harlem Shake in A Plane” incident, these “well-grounded” folks weren’t high enough “up in the air” to warrant investigation by the FAA.

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And although there may have been a few rattlesnakes slivering around in the “aircraft boneyard” in the desert where The Takeover was filmed, the danger of being bitten by a reptile that these free-runners faced was less than that of the passengers in Snakes on a Plane.

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