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Mother's Day Myspace Comments

…The Wonders in the Dark writers: Joel Bocko, Tony d’Ambra, Bob Clark, Jamie Uhler, Jim Clark, Marc Bauer and the interviewer…

We All Would Like To Wish You And Your Families a very… Happy! Mother Day, to all the Great-Great Grandmothers, Grandmothers, mothers, aunts, sisters, female cousins, and female friends…

Those of you, whom are about to become mothers…(That would be Mrs.Troy Olson…) and to those of you whom don’t have children, but have stepped up to the plate to pinch?!? hit…
(Hmm…er…please excuse the baseball lingo…) to take on the role of mother(s.)
Here’s Wishing That All Of You Have A Very Pleasant, Safe, and Nice Mother’s Day too!

Now, taking my que from author D.H. Schleicher, Favorite films about yo momma

I wonder which film on this poll you, would vote for as being the best film with a mother related theme…
…If I missed a film just post your favorite mother related film, but most importantly, tell me why this is your favorite Mother, Mum, Mommy, Momma, or what ever call your Mother…film(s).


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by Allan Fish

(UK 2003 350m) DVD2

A missing silver briefcase

p  Hilary Bevan Jones  d  David Yates  w  Paul Abbott  ph  Chris Seager  ed  Mark Day  m  Nicholas Hooper  art  Donal Woods

David Morrissey (Stephen Collins), John Simm (Cal McCaffrey), Kelly MacDonald (Della Smith), Bill Nighy (Cameron Foster), Polly Walker (Anne Collins), Amelia Bullmore (Helen Preger), James McAvoy (Dan Foster), Philip Glenister (DCI William Bell), Marc Warren (Dominic Foy), Michael Feast (Andrew Wilson), Benedict Wong (Pete Cheng), Geraldine James (Yvonne Shaps), Sean Gilder (Sgt. “Chewy” Cheweski), Tom Burke (Syd), Shauna McDonald (Sonia Baker), David Ryall,

Just watching State of Play again reminds one of just how incestuous British television drama is.  Never mind the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon, they should rename that game the Two Degrees of John Simm.  Just one look through the cast – Simm, Morrissey, Nighy, McDonald, Glenister, Warren, it’s like a who’s who of contemporary drama.  Only Jodhi May, David Tennant, Sarah Parish and David Bradley are missing, but all of the above are very much part of the merry-go-round.  Take Morrissey, who following this had arguably his best role as Ripley Holden in Blackpool, opposite David Tennant, whose adversary as Doctor Who, The Master, was reincarnated as John Simm, who appeared with David Morrissey…  Arthur Schnitzler would give off a wry smile.

            State of Play follows the ramification of the seemingly unconnected deaths of a 15 year old black youth and a twenty-something parliamentary research assistant on the same London morning.  It transpires that up and coming cabinet tipped MP Stephen Collins was having an affair with the deceased woman, and at this time he renews acquaintance with Cal McCaffrey, an old friend and campaign manager now working as a journalist for famous editor Cameron Foster.  The problem is that a phone call took place twixt the two seemingly unconnected victims on the fateful morning in question, and it becomes a race to see whether the police or Fleet Street get to the truth first. (more…)

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