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Review 34: Cimarron (1931)

Just a heads up: this is going to be the worst review I’ve written so far. Not worst as in the film’s quality (although I did hate this film) nor worst as in the quality of my writing – I’ll be as wry and witty as ever I assure you. 830 more words

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Review 32: The Apartment (1960)

Like all good fathers, my dad has inundated me with advice and life hacks in a bid to help me survive and thrive in this cold, unforgiving world.  705 more words

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Review 31: Midnight Cowboy (1968)

If films were food, my relationship to them would be that of a pregnant woman’s. By that I mean the oddest ‘cravings’ for films can strike me at inopportune times. 799 more words

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Review 30: Kramer vs Kramer (1979)

The past month or so has been eventful for me to say the least. I took another step in my relationship with my other half and spent a weekend in Arran with his family, getting to know them all on a more personal level. 1,039 more words

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Telluride Recap

The Telluride Film festival wrapped up on Monday. Telluride is known to be more relaxed than most of the festivals. It has had a good track record for debuting the years Best Picture winner. 378 more words

Decade Recap - The 1920s and 1930s

After seeing the first 12 Best Picture Winners from the 1920s and ’30s, we have yet to have a Double Gobble rating (a perfect 5 star movie), but there were still some very enjoyable films. 101 more words


Gone With the Wind - Best Picture Winner; 1939

The Basics – Gone With the Wind (1939) – Director, Victor Fleming; starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh; Run Time – 238 mins. – Drama, Romance, War – “A manipulative Southern belle carries on a turbulent affair with a blockade runner during the American Civil War.” 194 more words