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A Heroic Portrayal of Thomas Edison

Edison, The Man
1940, MGM

I stumbled across the movie Edison, The Man (1940) with Spencer Tracy and had to watch it.  First, Thomas Edison is the quintessential inventor whose innovations—such as the cost-effective, long-lasting electric lightbulb and other electric appliances—changed the global energy landscape … Read More

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Oscars Around the Corner – August: Osage County

2013, The Weinstein Company

I saw the movie August: Osage County (2014), which was nominated for two Academy Awards (Meryl Streep for Best Actress and Julia Roberts for Best Supporting Actress). I wouldn’t be surprised if both actresses win, as I found the performances … Read More

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