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The Princess Bride Songified

Here’s a musical tribute to one of my favourite movies.
Sing along to The Princess Bride, songified.
(You’ll want to watch the movie sometime soon though, good thing this is a long weekend.)


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Guess Who?

Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? is another Father’s Day present.

Spencer Tracy’s final performance alongside legends Kathryn Hepburn and Sidney Poitier.

The movie glut is drawing to a close. I promise.


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A Night To Remember

Another part of current movie splurge.

A Night To Remember is the 1958 British movie about the sinking of the Titanic.

Though eclipsed in public consciousness by James Cameron’s epic, this movie remains a touching depiction of human tragedy.

So we’ll done that Cameron mirrors significant portions of this film in his own work.

The blu ray is a wonderful edition of the movie.

Many familiar British actors can be seen, some in early phases of their careers.


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Lilies Of The Field

I’m on a little movie kick at the moment.

Lilies Of The Field is a lovely understated movie with a wonderful (Oscar best actor winning) performance by Sidney Poitier.


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Nothing Succeeds Like Success

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying is a favourite movie musical of mine.

Clever and superbly performed by a great cast.

Robert Morse is superb, as perfect in his role as Robert Preston is in The Music Man. It’s hard to imagine anyone else doing the lead role of J Pierpont Finch (that’s F.I.N.C.H.) justice.


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Watching – Lion

I listened to Saroo Brierley's book Lion as an audio book reading on early morning ABC while out walking.
It was a captivating narrative, plainly told, but made extraordinary by the events related.
Tonight we're watching the movie.