Tempus Fugit: For The Love of Movies (1973 Edition)


50 years ago, in February of 1973, I was nine going on 10 and lived in a house in Westchester – an unincorporated suburb of Miami, Florida – with my widowed mother and my older half-sister Victoria, aka Vicky. I attended Tropical Elementary, a public school that even though it was in the same zoneContinue reading “Tempus Fugit: For The Love of Movies (1973 Edition)”

Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 31, 2023, or: A Quick ‘Tempus Fugit’ Piece & Blu-ray Collection Update


Time Flies Onward…1973-2023 If you’re a regular reader of A Certain Point of View, Too, you know that this year is of some significance to this writer. First, in less than 33 days, I will be 60 years old. I wrote about how I feel about that yesterday, so I am not going to repeatContinue reading “Musings & Thoughts for Tuesday, January 31, 2023, or: A Quick ‘Tempus Fugit’ Piece & Blu-ray Collection Update”

For the Love of Movies: Watching an Old Classic and Keeping Tabs on My Blu-ray Library


Last night I watched George Lucas’s first box office hit, American Graffiti (1973). It was a last-minute choice; I originally planned to watch the 1994 miniseries The Stand, the first adaptation of Stephen King’s post-apocalyptic novel about a government-engineered “super flu” that kills 99% of humanity and sets up the survivors for an “end ofContinue reading “For the Love of Movies: Watching an Old Classic and Keeping Tabs on My Blu-ray Library”