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About arthurcola

I am the author of seven fiction books based on Celtic and Italian legends, Renaissance mysteries and history. They are: Journey of Three Pure Hearts and its sequel Pure and Tarnished Hearts, Stolen Christmas,The Brooch,The Stone Cutter Genius, The Shamrock Crown (Legend of Excalibur) and Papa and the Leprechaun King. My children's Christmas themed book is titled: Papa and the Gingerbread man. I have two screenplay versions on amazonstudios.com (The Shamrock Crown and The Leprechaun King) and have recently completed screenplay versions for my other novels. I served in the field of education for many years before embarking on a writing career. I am married to Donna and we have five children. web site: www.legendarytalesofarthurcola.com

The Shape of Water: Grading the Movie by Arthur Cola

  The Shape of Water Grading the Movie by Arthur Cola When I was a young boy, I was fascinated by two movies. One was “The Day the Earth Stood Still” and the other was “Creature from the Black Lagoon” … Continue reading

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“Call Me By Your Name” movie review By Arthur Cola

“Call Me By Your Name” Grading the Movie by Arthur Cola Nominated for Best Picture of 2017, “Call Me By Your Name” is a coming of age story. Seventeen year old Elio (Played by Timothee Chalamet) lives with his father … Continue reading

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“Darkest Hour” Then and Now, Arthur Cola

“Darkest Hour” Then and Now By Arthur Cola “Darkest Hour” is a film revolving around Winston Churchill at the beginning of World War II and how he came to be the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Britain) in its … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman gives a voice to all. By Arthur Cola

    On this last day of 2017; I would like to share an idea which popped into my head after we saw the movie “The Greatest Showman” last night. The musical story is about P.T.Barnum of circus fame and … Continue reading

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Columbus Day by Arthur Cola

Tomorrow our nation celebrates Columbus Day. For those of us of Italian heritage this is particularly significant as he was an Italian who sought to find a new route to Asia by sailing west thus proving that the world was … Continue reading

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NFL Protests vs National Unity

In our nation filled with hate over who won the Presidential election we once found a place of common ground on which we could forget our differences and unite in our love of the game and the vision of what … Continue reading

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Dissent amongst the GOP on Health Care

Below is my view on GOP Senators who don’t support the Senate Health Care Bill. Dear Sen. Johnson; I am disappointed to read that you are one of four Republicans who is not supporting the Senate health care bill. Whether … Continue reading

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