Busting (1974) is good. Peter Hyams. Allen Garfield is excellent as the slimy bad guy. You can see a glimpse of the kick-ass hotel hallway chase scene in the trailer. I've always wondered how they did it because it is very smooth and was before Steadicam. » 2/27/15 7:47am 2/27/15 7:47am

Paperback and the TV mini-series. I had some kind of stomach ailment last week for a few days and came across the mini-series. I think it is in the 9-10 hour range without the commercials. I watched it when it aired but I don't think I've seen it since. The paperback weighs in at 1211 pages. I have the Dell… » 2/22/15 1:34pm 2/22/15 1:34pm

I still say Paul Dooley should have won an Oscar for Breaking Away. He was fucking amazing. I was in tears at the end of the movie when he was listening to the bike race at the car lot. A comedic role so it was overlooked. That's as close to modern movies as I get. » 2/21/15 9:32pm 2/21/15 9:32pm

Fat Tuesday Fiction:  Everything Else

The last two shelves is where all the "other" books go. Trade paperbacks, Book Club, no dust jacket, and all the natural history and science stuff. Lots of crime fiction, spy fiction, science fiction, general fiction. Lots of my favorite books are here. Some things just got moved in on the switch. » 2/17/15 3:11am 2/17/15 3:11am

Hardcover Crime:  Best of the Best

I have a few hardcover crime fiction and others that are tucked away in the cabinet where I keep my best vintage paperbacks. Not super valuable but something you want to take care of and keep out of the light.https://crimeways.wordpress.com/a-short-histor... » 2/16/15 12:04pm 2/16/15 12:04pm

70s Science Fiction Films

I was looking for some new stuff I had never seen. Things to track down and watch. Wiki lists can be good to find titles worth watching that you've never heard of. I don't often agree with Rolling Stone but they have a solid list. Some on my shelves.http://www.rollingstone.com/movies/lists/5... » 2/14/15 7:23am 2/14/15 7:23am