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#24 - The Party

There is always a case for the silly. I love to make people laugh and feel good about themselves. When I do this it also makes me feel good. 600 more words


Victor Victoria

First of all, I have to say that I might just be a little bit in love with Julie Andrews. To be fair, who isn’t? 574 more words


Operation Petticoat (1959)

When it’s on: Friday, 12 June (4.05 pm)
Channel: Film4
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Here’s the first of a Cary Grant double bill, celebrating one of the most famous and best loved Hollywood movie stars of all time by looking at two quite difference pictures. 823 more words


Peter Falk : Just One More Thing

Looking back I guess Peter Falk is one of the constants in my life when it comes to the small screen. Obviously through the Columbo character and the many films I’d be trying to catch up with on late night television from his earlier years like Murder Inc. 419 more words

Book Takes

Pop!: A Shot in the Dark

What a strange, messy phenomenon the Pink Panther franchise is. When it began in 1963 as a slight, indifferently pleasant movie about a jewel thief (played by the ever-smarmy David Niven, who was given the lion’s share of the run time) and an inept side-character vaguely pretending to hunt him down , expectations for a sequel, let alone a cottage pop culture phenomenon, were little. 1,963 more words


Film review: Strangler of the Swamp (1946)


Director: Frank Wisbar. Writers: Frank Wisbar, Leo J. MacCarthy, based on Wisbar’s film Fährmann Maria. Starring: Rosemary La Planche, Blake Edwards, Charles Middleton, Robert Barrat, Effie Laird, Frank Conlan. 600 more words