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Happy Birthday Clara Bow

Today is the 109th birthday of Clara Bow.

NAME: Clara Bow
OCCUPATION: Film Actor/Film Actress
BIRTH DATE: July 29, 1905
DEATH DATE… 610 more words

You Can't Take It With You - Best Picture Winner; 1938

The Basics – A man from a family of rich snobs becomes engaged to a woman from a good-natured but decidedly eccentric family.

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A Symphony of Cheeses for "The Life of Emile Zola"

Cheese in all its incarnations is definitely one of Kristy and Koob’s favorite foods, and France is the home of so many delicious cheeses. But with so many different kinds, it can be a bit overwhelming to choose just one. 482 more words


The Life of Emile Zola: Best Picture Winner - 1937

The Basics – The biopic of the famous French muckraking writer and his involvement in fighting the injustice of the Dreyfuss Affair.

Prior Knowledge

Kristy – The only thing I know is that Emile Zola was a well-known French author and activist. 206 more words


Review 27: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

Very recently I reviewed what I assumed to be David Lean’s greatest film: ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. I wish to retract that statement now. ‘The Bridge on the River Kwai’ may be the best film under the genre of war I’ve ever seen. 889 more words

Academy Award For Best Picture

Review 23: Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Sweet buttery Jesus, this is a long film. I feel bad having complained about ‘Out of Africa’ and its running time of two and a half hours when yesterday I sat for an ass-cheek numbing three and three quarter hours watching David Lean’s magnum opus (arguably): ‘Lawrence of Arabia’. 832 more words

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Review 22: Out of Africa (1985)

From the bloodstained battlefields of 14th century Scotland to the wild-life rich savannas of Kenya I go. Here is my review for Sydney Pollack’s romantic drama epic ‘Out of Africa’, which frankly, I am grateful to now be. 1,068 more words

Academy Award For Best Picture