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October 03, 2019 07:13AM
The Aviator - I can be stubborn... despite all the evidence I find it difficult to believe Howard Hughes was THAT whacko. Good movie, but you don't want to watch it with me as I will constantly mutter, under my breath, "Oh give me a break", accompanied by a lot of eye-rolling.

I have read two books on him. Sure some of that may have been sensationalized, but he was a perfectionist and would perseverance on tiny tiny details (e.g., having the steering wheel of a plane redone hundreds of times).

He did have significant mental health issues and had at least 5 or 6 traumatic brain injuries which I feel exacerbated his related mental health behavior. He was in several auto accidents and plane accidents (one he almost died). Also Eva Gardner clocked him on the frontal lobe with a metal bell knocking him out.

Fascinating read as he was a playboy genius with very odd behaviors. The movie only showed part of them.





RIP Bucky - 7/25/1943 - 1/19/2013
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  My recent Netflix views...

JamesJM27October 03, 2019 05:56AM

  Risky Business..

sstrams12October 03, 2019 06:56AM

  He was

ferragamo797October 03, 2019 07:13AM

  We just recently dropped Netflix

IowaRam26October 04, 2019 04:35PM

  Do you find stuff on Hulu?

Atlantic Ram15October 04, 2019 05:33PM

  I'm dropping Sling...

JamesJM13October 04, 2019 08:36PM

  I did the free trial

Atlantic Ram10October 05, 2019 02:59AM

  I think Hulu is more geared to me....................lol

IowaRam8October 05, 2019 11:56AM

  Re: We just recently dropped Netflix

waterfield13October 04, 2019 07:13PM

  Binge watching *new* shows might become a thing of the past

IowaRam9October 05, 2019 12:03PM

  Re: Binge watching *new* shows might become a thing of the past

waterfield10October 05, 2019 12:17PM

  We get Britbox

IowaRam9October 05, 2019 12:34PM