2019 Oscars: Song and Score

Original Score – I have been going back and forth between Black Panther and If Beale Street Could Talk.  My final pick will be: Black Panther.  However, I think there is a strong chance it will go to Mary Poppins. “BlacKkKlansman,” Terence Blanchard Terence Blanchard has composed 15 Spike Lee scores.  (Per Billboard.com): “I’d forgotten that the nominations were coming out today and my wife said, ‘I’m so nervous,’ and I said, ‘Why? And she said, ‘The nominations.’ And then my daughter was []

HorrorFest: The Blob (1988)

All the spoilers all the time.  You have been warned! My Thoughts While Watching: Oh wow – Kevin and Matt Dillon could be twins, not just brothers. When the kids are sucking up the jello – the scene and the kids and mom all look like an actual commercial from the era. The tailgate party this teenager has is epic! Is it wrong that I love the color of the Blob? This movie is the reason why the thought of cleaning out []

Travel: Land of Oz – Beech Mountain, NC

There are times I amaze myself with the random odd findings of adventure. If I am traveling somewhere, I will pull up every site I can regarding that place and do my research.  I particularly love Roadside America stops.  I once made Mander ride with me to see a 20 foot duck on the side of the road in Flanders, NY.  For no other reason than to see a 20 foot duck.     That ability to find the random place to []