Browsing: July 21

A Brief History Supernatural mystery thriller fans, here is your chance to be among the first in Cleveland, Ohio to see Old on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 at 7:30 PM at Cinemark At Valley View & XD in Valley View, Ohio!  For your chance to get a pass, please log on to http://gofobo.com/DGTyi99760.  The pass is valid for up to two seats.  Passes are first-come, first-serve.  The theater is overbooked slightly to ensure a full audience.  Therefore, seating is not guaranteed.  Doors will open at 6:30 PM for seating, so please arrive early!  Saving seats for other parties is prohibited.…

A Brief History On July 21, 1989, Do the Right Thing, an American comedy-drama film produced, written, and directed by Spike Lee, who also played the part of Mookie in the film, was released in the United States of America.  Other members of the cast include Danny Aiello, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Richard Edson, Giancarlo Esposito, Bill Nunn, John Turturro, and Samuel L. Jackson. It is also notably the feature film debut of both Martin Lawrence and Rosie Perez.  The movie tells the story of a Brooklyn neighborhood’s simmering racial tension, which comes to a head and culminates in tragedy on a hot summer day.  The film was a critical and commercial success and received numerous…

A Brief History On July 21, 2017, the major motion picture, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, makes its debut in theaters for fans of the European science fiction comic series Valerian and Laureline.  Although based on the Franco-Belgian comics, the film is entertaining enough that people totally unfamiliar with the comics will quickly identify with the main characters and enjoy the movie. Digging Deeper The main two words you can say about the film (which we previewed on July 19, 2017) are simply “Eye Candy.”  Vivid and detailed, the screen is almost always filled with an incredible array of objects and “people,” many…

A Brief History On July 21, 1973, Israeli agents of the Mossad killed a waiter in Lillehammer, Norway, seeking revenge for the 1972 Munich Olympics massacre of Israeli athletes.  The hapless victim was innocent and had nothing to do with the terrorist event, and the murder was just another blunder by a country attempting to conduct spy games.  Over the years there have been some egregious errors by secret agencies, and here we list 10 of those “oops” moments.   Digging Deeper 10. Soviet Gift to US Found to be Bugged, 1952. The Soviet organization, Young Pioneers, gave the US ambassador…

A Brief History On July 21, 1865, a real life showdown resulting in face to face gunplay happened for the first time, the first of the classic duels we have come to know as a Wild West gunfight. Digging Deeper Wild Bill Hickock, later one of the West’s most famous characters, was gambling in Springfield, Missouri, but not well.  Hickock lost his money playing poker, and owed his friend Davis Tutt, also a Civil War veteran but from the opposite side. (Hickock was a Union veteran, Tutt a Confederate) money to repay loans.  As collateral, Tutt seized Hickock’s  pocket watch,…

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