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Donato Roque added you to his circles and invited you to join Google+

Donato Roque added you to his circles and invited you to join Google+. Join Google+ Google+ makes sharing on the web more like sharing in real life. Circles An easy way to share some things with college buddies, others with your parents, and almost nothing with your boss. Just like in real life. Hangouts Conversations are better face-to-face. Join a video hangout from your computer or mobile phone to catch up, watch YouTube videos together, or swap stories with up to 9 of your friends at once. Mobile Lightning-fast group chat. Photos that upload themselves. A bird's-eye view of what's happening nearby. We built Google+ with mobile in mind. You received this message because Donato Roque invited to join Google+. Unsubscribe from these emails.

7 Out of 10 Ain't Bad

I've been following Rogert Ebert's column at the Chicago-Sun and I like
his take on films. He recently gave his top 10 films of all time.

I've seen 1. 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick) 2. Apocalypse Now
(Francis Coppola) 3. The Tree Of Life (Malick) 4. Citizen Kane
(Welles) 5. Raging Bull (Scorsese) 6. Vertigo (Hitchcock) 7. La
Dolce Vita (Fellini).

I have not seen these: The General(Keaton), Aguirre Wrath of God(Herzog)
and Tokyo Story(Ozu).

Why I Find the Movie "The Terminator" Romantic

Even back in 1984, couples don't say let's go see The Terminator this weekend. It isn't a date movie. It's an action movie with Arnold Swarztnegger as a robot, excuse me, a cyborg in the lead role to prove it. It might also qualify as a nerd movie because it introduces the genre of post apocalypse, time travel and machine vs man in one movie.

I am hooked by the lone volunteer hero going back in time to save mankind. Of course back in 1984 when the movie came out, the PC revolution is just taking off. I watched this movie again in the 90's and realized the premise is right on track. It wont be the computers of the defense establishment that's going to take over the world. People will own their own computer everywhere. People will connect them to everything. And well you know the story...

Sarah Connor is the mother of the savior of the world, John Connor. Her son will take her last name because (shrugs) he doesn't know his father. She has a boring job in a …