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#diabetesawarenessmonth

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I still love the strength my daughter has when it comes to this disease. Sadly the past year it really has changed her mentally as she enters new struggles. She is my sunshine that I will continue to fight for!


BC The Frist Thanksgiving

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B.C. The First Thanksgiving
1973 | Color | 25 Min | Comedy | G | Levitow/Hanson Films

Director: Abe Levitow
Writers:  Johnny Hart Jack Caprio

Stars:  Daws Butler Bob Holt Don Messick




To add flavor to her rock soup, the Fat Broad commands Wiley, Peter, Thor, etc. to catch a turkey. The problem is that no one knows what a turkey is except for the turkey himself. In spite of this, the chase is on. Mostly a series of running gags, this animated special did a superb job of capturing the humor of Johnny Hart's B.C. comic strip.


Wow, who remembers this TV show? I loved reading the Sunday paper comic and I remember all the holiday specials. What I did not remember was how silly this was and how it felt like an hour watching this thirty-minute cartoon. 


This story has a basic plot about the turkey that starts about halfway through the show, the first half is mostly unrelated gags strung together. This animated special was made for T.V. that first aired on November 19, 1973, on NBC Televis…

Trick or treat, fools.

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Boo! A Madea Halloween
2016 | Color | 1Hr 43 Min | Comedy | PG-13 | Lionsgate

Director: Tyler Perry

Writer: Tyler Perry

Stars:
Tyler Perry
Cassi Davis Patrice Lovely Diamond White
Madea winds up in the middle of mayhem when she spends a haunted Halloween fending off killers, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies while keeping a watchful eye on a group of misbehaving teens.


Sure I watched this little gem after Halloween only because it was just added to Amazon's streaming service. And honestly, I was looking for something lite to watch and Tyler Perry movies have always peeked my curiosity so why not start with a little Halloween. 
Perry as with his other films wrote, directed, and starred in Boo! The look and feel of the movie is not bad you get the sense of a lower budget on a bigger scale. I'm not familiar with his other movies so I am not sure if the polished look is how these all play out but I will let you know more soon as I will be digging into these a l…

nature fights back ...

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Barracuda
1978 | Color | 1Hr 38 Min | Horror | PG | Republic Pictures
Directors: Harry Kerwin Wayne Crawford

Writers:  Wayne Crawford  Harry Kerwin

Stars:  Wayne Crawford Jason Evers  Roberta Leighton 


A top-secret government experiment leads to fatal barracuda attacks on the beaches of a small coastal town formerly renowned for its lobster. A marine biologist (Wayne Crawford) and sheriff (William Kerwin) uncover a plot involving a mentally unstable former war-medic (Evers) pioneering research into hyperglycemia and the effect on human behavior.
Yes, finally a new movie on Svengoolie!! And one I remember growing up hearing about. This would be Harry Kerwin's  last movie before his death at the age of 48. Joe Dante was offered to direct the film because of his experience with the aquatic creature feature film Piranha which had been released earlier that year.

“Barracuda” swims into sight tonight on MeTV at 8 pm eastern/Pacific, 7 central, or check your local listings (or at www.metv…

Halloween Left Overs

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How about some Halloween left overs? I just did not get enough time to post a few of these odd's and ends this past season.












Jack Albertson, Mandy

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Jack Albertson, performs Barry Manilow's smash hit Mandy. Does life get any better than this?

The Vegetables of Doom!

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Return of The Killer Tomatoes
1988 | Color | 1Hr 38 Min | Horror, Comedy | PG | New World


Director: John De Bello

Writers:  Stephen Andrich  John De Bello

Stars:  Anthony Starke George Clooney Karen M. Waldron John Astin


Mad scientist Professor Gangreen is cooking up the second coming of the Great Tomato Uprising, in which music converted tomatoes into human form to war against mankind. Pizza delivery man Chad Finletter must save the world and beautiful tomato-girl Tara.


After Attack of the Killer Tomatoes and his flop, Happy Hour John De Bello tries to strike gold once again with Return of the Killer Tomatoes! Why you might ask? Well hell if I know I did not get the dark humor of the first one. Yet us kids of the 80's embraced the silliness of Return that it somehow paved its way into the heart of us kids. 
This being the sequel to Attac of the Killer Tomatoes we also would receive Killer Tomatoes Strike Back in 1990 and in 1991 Killer Tomatoes Eat France! Of Course for the sequel …

Happy Halloween

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Sorry, gang a day late I know but man was yesterday one busy day! From Trunk or Treat at school to meeting up with friends to circle the neighborhood. Yeah, our group was well over 25 crazy kids and adults.



This year Lainey went as a pig in a blanket and Ella well somebody from Falsettos musical.




Here is a very short video of the night. Short because when your watching that many kids it gets crazy really fast.



Hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween and even tho my wife worked and by the time we where done with the party and trick or treating our anniversary was spent exhausted on the couch lol that's what happens when you get married on Halloween I guess. 
Ok one more quick photo...


Halloween 9 years ago! Where does the time go? I can not believe how much they have grown up and so fast! 
Now off to catch up on everybody's posts!

A Night of Pure Terror

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Sorry gang I have been under the weather for 2 weeks now so today I'm going to have to cheat a little.


What are you afraid of? It's only rock and roll...

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Trick Or Treat
1986 | Color | 1Hr 38 Min | Horror | R |

Director:
Charles Martin Smith

Writers:
Rhet Topham
Michael S. Murphey

Stars:  Marc Price Tony Fields Lisa Orgolin Gene Simmons Ozzy Osbourne


Hard rock idol Sammi Curr (Tony Fields) burns to death in a hotel fire. His biggest fan, Lakeridge High School student and resident metal head Eddie Weinbauer (Marc Price) is devastated by the news and turns to local radio DJ "Nuke" (Gene Simmons) for emotional support. After a heated discussion about the deceased rock star, Nuke presents Eddie with a rare demo record, the last ever recorded by Sammi and the only copy in existence. Overwhelmed by Nuke's generosity, Eddie accepts the gift without hesitation, unaware of its dark role in things to come.



 Alone in his room with feelings of rage and retribution racing through his mind, Eddie places the new record onto his stereo and is shocked to discover that he can communicate with the deceased rock star when it is rotated backw…

Ghouls just want to have fun!

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The Midnight Hour
1985 | Color | 1Hr  35 Min | Horror Comedy  | PG | ABC TV


Director: Jack Bender

Writer: William Bleich

Stars:
Lee Montgomery
Shari Belafonte
LeVar Burt Peter DeLuise Joanna Lee



Phil, Melissa, Mitch, Mary, and Vinnie are high school friends, who unwittingly raise the dead on Halloween night. Once the dead have returned, Pitchford Cove will never be the same again....or will it?


For years now during the Countdown to Halloween I have read about The Midnight Hour so this year I made it a point to track it down. Sadly it was pretty easy to find thanks to YouTube once again. And after viewing The Midnight Hour I immediately kicked my self for not watching this one sooner!

What is not to love about this movie, young 80's up and coming stars, silly small town plot that works if you live in a small town (duh), fun Halloween costumes, witches, vampire zombies and a stellar soundtrack! This movie is so much fun why does it get a bad rap? The film also marks Macaulay Culkin…