Max von Sydow (1929-2020); his power compelled you…

Actor Max von Sydow was born on April 10th, 1929 in Lund, Sweden and passed away in France, on March 8th, 2020.  The acting legend spent 70 of his 90 years in front of the camera, debuting as Nils in the 1949 film, “Only a Mother.”    During his long, illustrious, incredibly prolific career, von Sydow played…

Personal Favorites of 2017

Just want to begin by saying that for this year’s favorites list, I’m going to get away from numerical or other arbitrary values (same way I won’t give ‘thumbs up’ or 1-5 star ratings, etc).  So unlike last year’s list, I’m not going to do rankings.  Just a list. I also recognize that there are many…