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MOVIE REVIEW | ***AUSSIE WEEK 2*** The Man From Snowy River (1982)

“It changes so suddenly. One moment it’s paradise, the next it’s trying to kill you.”

Sometimes a movie is so iconic, I just assume I’ve seen it before.  544 more words


Tough Guys 1986

Touchstone Pictures/Buena Vista Pictures

Burt Lancaster and Kirk Douglas, yeah!  A pair of train robbing “tough guys” sent down the river in the 1950’s are released into the New Wave 1980’s.  496 more words

Movie reviews: Kubrick’s films ranked (part 2)

In this part, I’ll review The Killing, Barry Lyndon and Paths of Glory. I’ll start with the film noir classic: The Killing

The Killing (1956) 1,079 more words


Lonely Are the Brave: when Kirk Douglas wants to break free

Lonely Are the Brave is the story of a powerful and captivating struggle, embodied by Kirk Douglas, between freedom and the greatness of nature on the one hand, and modernity and law enforcement on the other hand. 673 more words


A Gunfight (1971) ... Country Music Week Day 1

Bearded, dirty and dressed in black comes a lone rider into frame. It’s Country Music’s legendary Man In Black, Johnny Cash.

Cash stars here as a weary gunfighter known throughout the west. 759 more words

Daily Take

98-Year-Old Actor Kirk Douglas Issues 'Letter Writing Challenge'

After spending nearly 100 years on this planet, actor Kirk Douglas is still sharp as a tack. In an open letter to Huffington Post, Douglas has issued a… 402 more words