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Captain America: The First Avenger - I am going through the MCU when I have the time and decided to watch in the order of the Cinematic Universe. Some of these movies I haven't seen many times over, and this was one of them. This may be a bit controversial, but while I haven't been a huge fan of the Chris Evans Cap, I was pleasantly surprised on how much I enjoyed the re-watch.
The origin story of Steve Rogers was fun to see again. Tesseract in play, WWII Setting, Bucky, Peggy Carter, Red Skull, and of course Tommy Lee Jones playing Chester Phillips ( I still see and hear Sheriff Ed Tom Bell in everything he does now and that's okay).
It felt fresh since I haven't seen this movie in such a long time. It's fun to look back at how it all started, at the same time the mysteries making a little more sense to ease the viewing.
Loved the small part Neal McDonough played as Dim Dum. He played the role so well and have always been a fan of his work. I would have loved to see Marvel/Disney make a series featuring him and the Howling Commandos.
Next up: Captain Marvel.
1966 Mosrite Celebrity. It's a 12 string, but I took the octave strings off, just like I did when I was a kid.
My Dad played guitar back in the 60's in his High School Band that he was a part of. Back then, they actually opened up for some bigger acts of that era. He's got some great stories about this. I found this as a young boy, sitting in our basement, all alone, in its case. I picked it up and asked if I could play with it. :As long as you don't damage it", he would say.
The guitar I grew up as a kid picking up and strumming nonsense into, grew to teaching myself and playing it every day as a High School teenager. It became a hobby and I purchased my own guitars, and started my own little collection.
As I got older I kept asking him if he would ever give it to me, since I still play. In my 20's, the answer was "nope". In my 30's, still the same answer. I hit 40, thinking he might give it up... Nope.
Last year, New Years Eve 2019, me and my lady went to celebrate with my Dad and Stepmother for a few cocktails, he surprised me and brought it out. He told me I could have it.
Oh, the feels I had. Tears and hugs. What a man. I will cherish this forever.
Wish I knew how to copy and paste a pic, but at a loss...must be missing something...
I guess I am the minority.
As a longtime "Constant Reader" I was NOT a fan of the Arnie version of The Running Man. While I did like Richard Dawson's role in the film, I was not a fan of the movie at all. I wish they would have named this movie something other than the Stephen King/Richard Bachman novel title. Maybe I wouldn't have passed judgment so easily then.
It does sound like Wright's version will be a more faithful and true version of the novel. This is something I am looking forward to.
Now, if Hollywood would get serious and get to it with "The Long Walk". One of my all time favorite stories.