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Updated on September 26, 2014

Movies, Television, Actors -- Yeah, I Love Them All!

Are you a big fan of movies and TV as entertainment? Me too. I can while away hours watching television and movies. I'm easily entertained, except when something I'm not interested in is on. I enjoy comedies, dramas, thrillers, and reality shows. Hold the sci-fi and horror please.

The following articles are about movies and TV and the actors that I like. Let me know what movies, television shows, and actors you like to watch. And thanks for looking!

And I think Tiny Tears is a movie star in her own right.

Photo Credit: Peggy Hazelwood

Movie Stars! Articles by Peggy Hazelwood

When I was little, I used to think movie stars were superhuman, that they didn't have to do mundane things like cook or brush their teeth or even go to the bathroom. Then I grew up and realized their lives are just as messed up as mine. Usually even more so.

Not to be deterred, I love to find out about actors' lives and research their private and professional stories. So, here are a few of the articles I've written about some favorite actors.

James Garner: All American Actor

Movies About Writers' Lives

The following article, Movies About Writers, brings my love of finding out more about a writer (just like I enjoy learning more about actors) to life by getting to watch movies about real actors real lives!

Movies That Were Books First

Do you love to read a book then watch the movie it's based on? Me too! These great movies were books first.

One of my favorite things to do is to read the book then watch the movie, preferably finishing the book and then watching the movie in the same day!

About Schmidt
About Schmidt

I have to admit I didn't read the book About Schmidt but I loved the movie. Later I read one of the later Schmidt books and enjoyed it knowing a little about Schmidt from the movie.

 
The Patron Saint of Liars
The Patron Saint of Liars

Ann Patchett wrote the book The Patron Saint of Liars. I loved the book and the movie!

 

Temple Grandin: Amazing Woman with Asperger's Syndrome

Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin is a remarkable woman with Asperger's Syndrome. Her story is told so well by Claire Danes as Temple Grandin.

 

Movie Articles by Peggy Hazelwood

You'll find anything and everything here related to movies, including entertainment trivia and some of what I consider to be good movies. Please take that with a grain of salt.

Kick Back and Watch Some Vintage Television

The Carol Burnett Show - Show Stoppers
The Carol Burnett Show - Show Stoppers

I think Carol Burnett is a genius. I loved her show and think it is a classic that will stand the test of time for pure hilarious comedy!

 

Television, TV, The Boob Tube - Whatever You Call It, I Love It!

You're not going to get any apologies from me; I love television. My articles about television range from how to troubleshoot your TV set to the best Flintstones characters to "The Office" drinking games to new series premieres.

Do you love movies? Television? Share your favorites here.

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      Alrady 4 years ago

      THIS IS such a GEM of a lens. Lots of info for a movie buff like me!!! :)

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      Alrady 4 years ago

      THIS IS such a GEM of a lens. Lots of info for a movie buff like me!!! :)

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      gypsykitschpres 5 years ago

      This was a fun lens. I love Kathy Bates.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Great list! Thanks for this. :)

      Btw, thanks for the support and blessing my Angeline Quinto lens.

      As a token of appreciation, I have featured this lens on my "10 Nice Things About Regine Velasquez That Her Fans Should Know " lens.

      Hope you like it. :) Happy holidays!

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      @Pam Irie: I don't think I've seen "Tender Mercies," but I do remember a spoof of it that Martin Short did (I love Martin Short) and that sort of ruined watching the real thing for me.

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      Pam Irie 6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      I was so excited to see you listed "Lonesome Dove" as your favorite Robert Duvall movie. It's also my favorite of his, however, I would have added "Tender Mercies" to that list. :)

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      @gottaloveit2: Oh, it might have but I probably had the tv on and I just zoned out! Thanks for looking!

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      gottaloveit2 6 years ago

      Very nice resources and I'll bet this lens took forever to put together! Great job.

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      Treasures By Brenda 6 years ago from Canada

      Great resource page.

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      Virginia Allain 6 years ago from Central Florida

      I don't keep up on the different actors, so I'll have to check out your articles to see who's good.