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On 5/22/2019 at 9:41 PM, Tacenda said:

I know this isn't a movie, but I sure like the new series called: "Bless this Mess", about a couple from NY who moved to a farm in a very small town and all the antics of moving into an old decrepid home with some land, but having troubles living off of the land and they end up with a bunch of chickens. So far it isn't vulgar or something that turns me off when watching like other shows and I rarely get hooked on a series anymore, none in fact except now I'm a little more normal. I used to like watching "Dallas" or a few other night soaps. So I was glad to see one I look forward to. 

Which brings me to another thought. I'm wondering how many out there had a grandparent that lived on a farm or relative? I did and it was such a blast to visit, and climb large haystacks, being on a swing in the large barn, running from an angry rooster, playing on a tire swing from a tree, sitting/laying by an old coal stove and listening to the conversations of my grandparents/parents, walking down the street to the teeny tiny store in Fayette Utah to buy a popsicle or a Squirt. 

This Sunday I'm planning a trip down to visit my parent's graves near there and I will make sure to show my grandsons my wonderland playground on the farm. Just thinking that nowadays most kids won't get that opportunity anymore now that the land is being gobbled up and sold to become subdivsions. 

So not movie related, but how many had the fun of having grandparents or other relatives with farms and good memories from it? I was a city kid, so I guess it was something different and still in my heart of hearts wish I lived like that. But it won't ever happen.

Those sound like wonderful memories.

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1 hour ago, bluebell said:

Those sound like wonderful memories.

Thanks bluebell, we did go and visit the farm, sadly no barns, no haystacks, everything is gone but the home. But still fun, except my grandsons barely looked up, from their youtube shows. :(

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Hubby and I have  been watching the HBO miniseris Chernobyl and it has been so well done, really interesting, and also very sad.  It's about the Chernobyl disaster in Soviet Russia and how it came to happen and what was done about it, including the secrecy of communist russia that made everything really difficult.  I encourage anyone who is interested in history or disaster shows to watch if they are able.  It's TV-MA for the content of course, and sometimes there is language.  There has also been one episode with nudity but it was not at all sexual in nature. 

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2 hours ago, bluebell said:

Hubby and I have  been watching the HBO miniseris Chernobyl and it has been so well done, really interesting, and also very sad.  It's about the Chernobyl disaster in Soviet Russia and how it came to happen and what was done about it, including the secrecy of communist russia that made everything really difficult.  I encourage anyone who is interested in history or disaster shows to watch if they are able.  It's TV-MA for the content of course, and sometimes there is language.  There has also been one episode with nudity but it was not at all sexual in nature. 

I have been watching this as well and have been fascinated by it.  There is a companion podcast that I have been following as well.  It gives background information on the creation of the series by the writer and producer Craig Mazin.  

The last episode is next Monday, so if you don't have HBO you can sign up for a free week of HBO NOW and watch the whole thing.

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Took my grandsons to the movie "Shazam!". Very entertaining, and more intense than I thought, and many funny moments mixed in, touching as well. Highly recommend this movie, it will definitely not disappoint. 

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Hobbs and Shaw, a mildly exciting shoot em up. 

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I thought I had reported on this one previously but couldn't find it so I will here...

One of the best scariest movies I've ever seen... A Quiet Place is "a masterpiece that will scare for generations."  

In this "mind-blowingly tense" thriller, a family must live their lives in silence to avoid mysterious creatures who have invaded our world, and who hunt by sound.  Knowing that even the slightest sound can bring death, Evelyn (Emily Blunt) and Lee (John Krasinski) are determined to find a way to protect and raise their children while they desperately search for a way to fight back.  Hailed by critics as "sensationally gripping" and "heart pounding."  I agree... 

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