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Freebie and the Bean (1974)

For this loud cop film in the buddy buddy genre we are treated to the off beat pairing of James Caan and Alan Arkin.

Richard Rush of The Stunt Man fame directed this film which must have served as a template to the car crashes that John Landis featured to death in The Blues Brothers. 545 more words

Daily Take

Million Dollar Arm (2014)

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MY MOVIE SHELF: Little Miss Sunshine

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 38  881 more words

Movies

MOVIE REVIEW | The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming (1966)

“I am sorry to, uh, comply with your statement, but misfortunately, all of the answers to these questions are… yes.”

Carl Reiner was a major collaborator of Mel Brooks’, as well as creating the legendary Dick Van Dyke Show.  491 more words

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CATCH 22 MAY HAVE CHANGED THE WORLD, BUT IN A CHANGED WORLD IT IS NOW DEFINITELY OUT OF ITS DEPTH

If I said Joseph Heller to you, what’s the first thing to come to mind? What if I just said “Catch 22″. Some of you would probably say its a paradoxical situation from which there’s no escape. 968 more words

Book Review

Movie of the week #19

Edward Scissorhands (1990)

Directed by Tim Burton

Written by Caroline Thompson, Story by Caroline Thompson & Tim Burton

Starring: Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Dianne Wiest, Anthony Michael Hall, Kathy Baker, Vincent Price & Alan Arkin. 61 more words

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