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Celebrating #WomensHistoryMonth with Strong Women in the Movies

So…given the fun I had compiling a list of Memorable Movie Murders recently I thought I’d try to come up with a list of women characters in the movies worthy of admiration as a way to celebrate… 1,209 more words

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George M. Cohan and YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)

The only statue that stands, permanently giving a regard to Broadway is of a wise-cracking, patriotic son of Irish immigrants who personified the American stage.  His name was… 1,644 more words

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My Picks for #TCMFF 2015 are not made of stone

For the sixth consecutive year, thousands of movie fans will descend upon Hollywood for the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival (TCMFF), which is set to take place from Thursday, March 26 to Sunday, March 29.   1,637 more words

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Day and Cagney in LOVE ME OR LEAVE ME presented in CinemaScope

Shot in spectacular CinemaScope and starring two of Hollywood’s most beloved talents, MGM gave the story of recording, radio, stage and screen star Ruth Etting the star treatment in its own right.   2,421 more words

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In 1925 Russia 'Tis Chess, not Love that conquers all - CHESS FEVER from Flicker Alley

If you’d told me a 1925 Soviet comedy about chess would delight I’d’ve said выбраться отсюда!  Yet, I was indeed delighted by Vsevolod Pudovkin and… 719 more words

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Memorable Movie Murders

Today I’m serving murder.

Following is a list of memorable movie murders – for fun.  I’m not sure what that says about me, but I hope you enjoy revisiting the scenes I describe – as disturbing as some of them are.   1,926 more words

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Rob Reiner's THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT is good, old-fashioned entertainment

1995 was a stellar year in film. You’re not likely to see THAT statement repeated on this page often. I mean, wasn’t 1995 like 5 minutes ago? 1,705 more words

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