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The Two Towers

The Two Towers Sometimes a moment will be crystallized in time. Occasionally when I read a book, the memory of where and when I first read it will stick with me. Such is the case for The Two Towers. I … Continue reading

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Real Genius

Real Genius Val Kilmer Val Kilmer came to my attention in the movie Willow. His long black locks and killer sword wielding skills were incredibly attractive. Not to mention he was smart, sarcastic and down right funny at times. His … Continue reading

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Scandal

Scandal: Joanne Whalley I fell in love with Joanne Whalley in the move Willow. I wanted her long wavy red locks and her ability ride horses, shoot bows and arrows and sword fight. And she got to kick and then … Continue reading

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George Lucas

George Lucas George Lucas came to my attention in 1988. That was the year that I saw Willow. I knew of him from Star Wars. Although I liked Star Wars, it hadn’t captured my imagination like Willow did. Star Wars … Continue reading

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Stunt Woman

Stunt Woman A cause of many accidents was my bike.  I grew up when helmets and pads were not a requirement, but I don’t think would have helped me much anyway.  I always had a knack for falling on things … Continue reading

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More Fantasy Favorites

More Fantasy Favorites Labyrinth came out in 1986 and The Princess Bride came out in 1987, but I saw both of them around 1988.  I wasn’t aware that Labyrinth even existed until I was reading up on George Lucas.  After … Continue reading

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Deconstructing Willow

Deconstructing Willow  The movie Willow opened in 1988 to less than warm reviews.  Many critics panned the fantasy film saying that the special effects dazzled, but that the story line was recycled and old.  They picked apart the film and … Continue reading

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