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#TBT 33rd Annual Academy Awards

On this day, April 17th 1961 the 33rd Annual Academy Awards were held.  It was hosted by Bob Hope and held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA. 423 more words

33rd Annual Academy Awards

From Here to Eternity (1953)

“As soon as I could get a copy of the script, I stayed up all night with it. And the agonizing days I’d spent worrying about the part just melted away. 46 more words

Deborah Kerr

The Swimmer

I like to think I’m fairly well versed in “odd” cinema, but every so often something comes along that takes the term odd, twists it on it’s head ,shuts me down and tells me to humble the fuck up. 473 more words


O.K. At AFI Near DC.

Today (Monday), Tuesday and Thursday, the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, MD will run a 35mm print of John Sturges’ Gunfight At The O.K. Corral… 38 more words


Eddie Macon's Run (1983)

Here’s a later day Kirk Douglas film that I remember playing at the theater when I was growing up. The other kids in my age bracket were talking about John Schneider in a real big screen movie. 364 more words

Daily Take

Lies, damned lies, and 'The Bible'

Sadly I have wasted far too much time reading some religious blogs of late.

Given that I am not religious, I have no exposure to crusading missionaries and religious zealots in my day-to-day life. 1,682 more words