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Don Gillette, Author at What's On Netflix?

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Don Gillette
Don Gillette has been writing since he asked for (and received) one of the original "Tom Thumb" typewriters for his 6th birthday. He is the author of three novels, a dozen volumes of poetry, hundreds of short stories and newspaper articles, and most recently a book of short fiction, Old Leather, published in July 2015. Don spent 25 years in the Tennessee Army National Guard and served on active duty during Operations Desert Storm and Desert Shield. He retired in 1996 as a Chief Warrant Officer Four and subsequently spent 20 years as the VP of Military Operations for Reese Group, Inc. Don is an active member of the Horror Writers Association.

By Don Gillette War movies are a real niche genre. For veterans, male and female, the movies have to be right around 100% realistic or we start yelling at the ...

  By Don Gillette Whew… Good thing I didn’t try to review “Chick Flicks” or I never would have finished this little epistle. There are a million of those on ...

By Don Gillette There are 42 horror movies streaming on Netflix at this writing. That’s not what you’d call overwhelming–unless you intend to write a review of each one of them which ...

By Don Gillette Most people who claim they don’t like Westerns will watch a Western in a heartbeat if they happen to stumble onto one when they’re clicking the channels. ...

By Don Gillette When it comes to cult films, don’t depend on Wikpedia. “A cult film is a film that has acquired a cult following.” This is what I hate ...

By Don Gillette Should you really be binge-watching TV shows or series on Netflix? Absolutely—it’s the only way to fly. Don’t you have anything better to do with your life right ...

      The Hunt. Denmark’s official submission to the Foreign Language Film category of the 2014 Academy Awards, this film features Mads Mikkelsen as a teacher falsely accused of ...

  Until I was 17, I thought the words “cooking” and “defrosting” were interchangeable. We ate “TV dinners” so much that we each actually had one of these things that ...

Let’s talk cult actors and Nicolas Cage. Now wait… before you curse me and sling your iPad or Kindle Fire or XDNA Aurum 24K Gaming PC across the room, remember—this guy ...

  Are you up for some Earl Grey? Would you care for some clotted cream and a scone instead of that Cinnabon? Do you sometimes find yourself apologizing when you haven’t ...